Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
137 PM MDT MON JUL 21 2014


COZ200-202-220200-
/O.CON.KGJT.FW.W.0025.000000T0000Z-140722T0200Z/
LITTLE SNAKE FORECAST AREA-WHITE RIVER FORECAST AREA-
137 PM MDT MON JUL 21 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 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 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...10 TO 15 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF DRY FUELS...LOW HUMIDITIES...AND
  GUSTY SURFACE WINDS WILL MAKE ANY FIRES DIFFICULT 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.

&&

$$

UTZ483-484-487-220200-
/O.CON.KGJT.FW.W.0025.000000T0000Z-140722T0200Z/
SOUTHERN ASHLEY NATIONAL FOREST-WESTERN BOOK CLIFFS-
EASTERN BOOK CLIFFS-
137 PM MDT MON JUL 21 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING
FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY...AND DRY FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 483...484 AND 487 BELOW 8000 FEET...

* AFFECTED AREA...IN UTAH...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 483 SOUTHERN
  ASHLEY NATIONAL FOREST...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 484 WESTERN BOOK
  CLIFFS AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 487 EASTERN BOOK CLIFFS BELOW
  8000 FEET.

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

* HUMIDITY...9 TO 14 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF DRY FUELS...LOW HUMIDITIES...AND
  GUSTY SURFACE WINDS WILL MAKE ANY FIRES DIFFICULT 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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