Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Graphics & Text | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6
000
WWUS85 KGJT 211152
RFWGJT

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
552 AM MDT FRI AUG 21 2015

COZ200-202-212000-
/O.CON.KGJT.FW.W.0021.150821T1800Z-150822T0200Z/
LITTLE SNAKE FORECAST AREA-WHITE RIVER FORECAST AREA-
552 AM MDT FRI AUG 21 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 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 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...11 TO 16 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF LOW HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WINDS WILL
  RESULT IN RAPID FIRE GROWTH AND SPREAD UPON IGNITION.

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.

&&

$$

COZ203-205-212000-
/O.CON.KGJT.FW.W.0021.150821T1800Z-150822T0200Z/
LOWER COLORADO RIVER-COLORADO RIVER HEADWATERS-
552 AM MDT FRI AUG 21 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM MDT
THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY...AND DRY FUELS FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 203 AND 205 BELOW 8000 FEET...

* AFFECTED AREA...IN COLORADO...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 203 LOWER
  COLORADO RIVER AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 205 COLORADO RIVER
  HEADWATERS BELOW 8000 FEET.

* WIND...SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...12 TO 17 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF LOW HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WINDS MAY
  CAUSE RAPID FIRE GROWTH AND SPREAD UPON IGNITION.

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.

&&

$$

COZ201-212000-
/O.CON.KGJT.FW.W.0021.150821T1800Z-150822T0200Z/
ROUTT FORECAST AREA-
552 AM MDT FRI AUG 21 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM MDT
THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY...AND DRY FUELS FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 201 BELOW 8000 FEET...

* AFFECTED AREA...IN COLORADO...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 201 ROUTT
  FORECAST AREA BELOW 8000 FEET.

* WIND...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...13 TO 18 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF LOW HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WINDS MAY
  CAUSE RAPID FIRE GROWTH AND SPREAD UPON IGNITION.

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



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.