Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
910 AM MDT THU JUL 23 2015

COZ200-232315-
/O.NEW.KGJT.FW.W.0014.150723T1900Z-150724T0100Z/
LITTLE SNAKE FORECAST AREA-
910 AM MDT THU JUL 23 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM
MDT THIS 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...AND DRY FUELS FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 200... WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 7 PM MDT THIS EVENING.

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

* WIND...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...13 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 (ALL LOWER CASE)



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