Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
750 PM MDT SUN JUL 26 2015


COZ200-202-271000-
/O.EXP.KGJT.FW.W.0016.000000T0000Z-150727T0200Z/
/O.CON.KGJT.FW.W.0017.150727T1700Z-150728T0200Z/
LITTLE SNAKE FORECAST AREA-WHITE RIVER FORECAST AREA-
750 PM MDT SUN JUL 26 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM MDT
MONDAY FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY...AND DRY FUELS FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 200 AND 202...
...RED FLAG WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR
GUSTY WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY...AND DRY FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
200 AND 202...

* AFFECTED AREA...IN COLORADO...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 200 LITTLE
  SNAKE FORECAST AREA AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 202 WHITE RIVER
  FORECAST AREA.

* WIND...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 45 MPH MONDAY
  AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* HUMIDITY...7 TO 12 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...FIRE STARTS WILL BE DIFFICULT IF NOT 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.

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

&&

$$

COZ201-203-271000-
/O.CON.KGJT.FW.W.0017.150727T1700Z-150728T0200Z/
ROUTT FORECAST AREA-LOWER COLORADO RIVER-
750 PM MDT SUN JUL 26 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM MDT
MONDAY FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY...AND DRY FUELS FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 201 AND 203...

* AFFECTED AREA...IN COLORADO...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 201 ROUTT
  FORECAST AREA AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 203 LOWER COLORADO RIVER.

* WIND...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...12 TO 17 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...FIRE STARTS WILL BE DIFFICULT IF NOT 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.

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


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