Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
225 PM MDT THU APR 10 2014

CORRECTED TO ADD ELEVATION TO THE BULLET STATEMENTS


...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM MDT TODAY FOR
GUSTY WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY...AND DRY FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE
207 BELOW 7500 FEET AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 290 BELOW 9000 FEET...

.DAYTIME MIXING AND A WEAK UPPER DISTURBANCE WAS PRODUCING GUSTY
WINDS ACROSS MUCH OF THE AREA TODAY. THE GUSTY WINDS WILL
DIMINISH QUICKLY THIS EVENING WITH SUNSET.

COZ207-290-110100-
/O.COR.KGJT.FW.W.0003.000000T0000Z-140411T0100Z/
DURANGO FORECAST AREA-PARADOX VALLEY FORECAST AREA-
225 PM MDT THU APR 10 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM MDT THIS EVENING
FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY...AND DRY FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 207 BELOW 7500 FEET AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 290 BELOW 9000 FEET...

* AFFECTED AREA...IN SOUTHWEST COLORADO...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 207
  BELOW 7500 FEET THE DURANGO FORECAST AREA...AND FIRE WEATHER
  ZONE 290 BELOW 9000 FEET THE PARADOX VALLEY FORECAST AREA.

* WINDS...WEST TO SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS 25 TO 30 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...8 TO 13 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...CONDITIONS WILL BE FAVORABLE FOR RAPID FIRE SPREAD
  AND AN INCREASED CHANCE OF ESCAPE. AGRICULTURAL AND OTHER BURNS
  SHOULD BE POSTPONED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
WILL OCCUR. A COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES CAN CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE
BEHAVIOR.

PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS AND AFFECTED FIELD
PERSONNEL OF THIS RED FLAG WARNING.

&&

$$

FOR MORE INFORMATION FROM NOAA/NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VISIT...
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/GJT (ALL LOWER CASE)



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