Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
1142 PM MDT SAT JUL 25 2015

COZ200-261800-
/O.UPG.KGJT.FW.A.0008.150726T1900Z-150727T0200Z/
/O.NEW.KGJT.FW.W.0016.150726T1900Z-150727T0200Z/
/O.CON.KGJT.FW.A.0009.150727T1700Z-150728T0200Z/
LITTLE SNAKE FORECAST AREA-
1142 PM MDT SAT JUL 25 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 8 PM MDT SUNDAY FOR
GUSTY WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY...HIGH HAINES INDEX...AND DRY FUELS
FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 200... ...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN
EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH MONDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY
WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY...AND DRY FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 200...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND JUNCTION HAS ISSUED A RED
FLAG WARNING FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY...HAINES INDEX OF 6...AND
DRY FUELS... WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 8 PM MDT SUNDAY. THE
FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* AFFECTED AREA...IN COLORADO...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 200 LITTLE
  SNAKE FORECAST AREA.

* AFTERNOON WIND...SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH. WIND
  GUSTS OF 45 MPH ARE POSSIBLE ON SUNDAY.

* HUMIDITY...10 TO 15 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.

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$

COZ201>203-261800-
/O.CON.KGJT.FW.A.0009.150727T1700Z-150728T0200Z/
ROUTT FORECAST AREA-WHITE RIVER FORECAST AREA-
LOWER COLORADO RIVER-
1142 PM MDT SAT JUL 25 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING
THROUGH MONDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY...AND DRY
FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 201...202 AND 203...

* AFFECTED AREA...IN COLORADO...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 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...10 TO 15 PERCENT.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$

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



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