Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
1200 AM MDT MON JUL 27 2015

COZ200>203-271800-
/O.CON.KGJT.FW.W.0017.150727T1700Z-150728T0200Z/
LITTLE SNAKE FORECAST AREA-ROUTT FORECAST AREA-
WHITE RIVER FORECAST AREA-LOWER COLORADO RIVER-
1200 AM MDT MON JUL 27 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM MDT
TODAY FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY...AND DRY FUELS FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 200...201...202 AND 203...

* AFFECTED AREA...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 AND
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 203 LOWER COLORADO RIVER.

* WIND...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...9 TO 14 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...FIRE STARTS WILL BE DIFFICULT IF NOT IMPOSSIBLE TO
  CONTROL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CONFIDENCE IS HIGH 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.

&&

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FOR MORE INFORMATION FROM NOAA/NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VISIT...
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/GJT


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