Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service GRAND JUNCTION CO
348 AM MDT Wed Jun 28 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM MDT WEDNESDAY FOR
WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 200, 201,
202, 203, 205, 207, 290, 291, 292, 293, 294 and 295, AND UTAH
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 486, 487, 490 AND 491...

.Another round of critical fire weather conditions will occur
this afternoon and early evening. Relative humidities will remain
critically low in the afternoon, combined with a high Haines
index, above normal temperatures, and stronger winds. Fire starts
could grow rapidly becoming difficult to control in these
conditions.

COZ200>203-205-207-290>295-UTZ486-487-490-491-290000-
/O.CON.KGJT.FW.W.0014.170628T1800Z-170629T0200Z/
Little Snake Forecast Area-Routt Forecast Area-
White River Forecast Area-Lower Colorado River-
Colorado River Headwaters-Southwest Colorado Lower Forecast Area-
Paradox Valley Forecast Area-Northern San Juan Forecast Area-
North Fork Forecast Area-Gunnison Basin Forecast Area-
Southwest Colorado Upper West Forecast Area-
Southwest Colorado Upper East Forecast Area-Eastern Uinta Basin-
Book Cliffs-Colorado River Basin-Southeast Utah-
348 AM MDT Wed Jun 28 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM MDT
WEDNESDAY FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR CO FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 200, 201, 202, 203, 205, 207, 290, 291, 292, 293, 294, 295,
AND UT FIRE WEATHER ZONES 486, 487, 490 AND 491...

* AFFECTED AREAS...In Colorado, Fire Weather Zone 200 Little
  Snake Forecast Area, Fire Weather Zone 201 Routt Forecast Area,
   Fire Weather Zone 202 White River Forecast Area, Fire Weather
  Zone 203 Lower Colorado River, Fire Weather Zone 205 Colorado
  River Headwaters, Fire Weather Zone 207 Southwest Colorado
  Lower Forecast Area, Fire Weather Zone 290 Paradox Valley
  Forecast Area, Fire Weather Zone 291 Northern San Juan
  Forecast Area, Fire Weather Zone 292 North Fork Forecast Area,
  Fire Weather Zone 293 Gunnison Basin Forecast Area, Fire
  Weather Zone 294 Southwest Colorado Upper West Forecast Area
  and Fire Weather Zone 295 Southwest Colorado Upper East
  Forecast Area. In Utah, Fire Weather Zone 486 Eastern Uinta
  Basin, Fire Weather Zone 487 Book Cliffs, Fire Weather Zone
  490 Colorado River Basin and Fire Weather Zone 491 Southeast
  Utah.

* WINDS...West 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...9 to 14 percent.

* IMPACTS...Fire starts could lead to quickly spreading fires
  which could be difficult or impossible to control.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now, or will shortly. A combination of
strong winds, low relative humidity, and warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.

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