Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
1225 AM MDT THU APR 24 2014

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE POSSIBLE FRIDAY...

.GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL DEVELOP FRIDAY IN THE PARADOX VALLEY
WHERE FUELS ARE CRITICALLY DRY. RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES MAY DROP
BELOW 15 PERCENT FRIDAY AFTERNOON CREATING CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER
CONDITIONS.

COZ290-242200-
/O.CON.KGJT.FW.A.0002.140425T1700Z-140426T0100Z/
PARADOX VALLEY FORECAST AREA-
1225 AM MDT THU APR 24 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING
THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY...AND DRY
FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 290 BELOW 9000 FEET...

* AFFECTED AREA...IN COLORADO...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 290 PARADOX
  VALLEY FORECAST AREA BELOW 9000 FEET.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 30 TO 40 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...LESS THAN 15 PERCENT IS POSSIBLE.

* IMPACTS...CONDITIONS MAY BECOME FAVORABLE FOR RAPID FIRE SPREAD
  AND AN INCREASED CHANCE OF ESCAPE. AGRICULTURAL AND OTHER BURNS
  SHOULD BE POSTPONED.

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.

&&

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



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