Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Goodland, KS

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WWUS83 KGLD 150838
RFWGLD

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND KS
238 AM MDT WED OCT 15 2014

...A FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS IN EFFECT DURING THE AFTERNOON HOURS
FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES FOR EASTERN COLORADO...

.WARM TEMPERATURES IN COMBINATION WITH LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES AND
GUSTY WINDS IN EASTERN COLORADO WILL BRING THE POSSIBILITY OF
CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS FOR EASTERN COLORADO THIS
AFTERNOON.

COZ252>254-151645-
/O.NEW.KGLD.FW.A.0013.141015T1800Z-141016T0000Z/
YUMA-KIT CARSON-CHEYENNE CO-
238 AM MDT WED OCT 15 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM NOON MDT TODAY THROUGH THIS
AFTERNOON FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 252...253 AND 254...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GOODLAND HAS ISSUED A FIRE
WEATHER WATCH FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES...WHICH
IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON MDT TODAY THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON.

* AFFECTED AREA...IN COLORADO...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 252 YUMA...
  FIRE WEATHER ZONE 253 KIT CARSON AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 254
  CHEYENNE CO.

* WINDS...SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

* TIMING...NOON TO 6 PM MDT.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 14 PERCENT.

* TEMPERATURES...IN THE UPPER 70S.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF WARM TEMPERATURES...LOW RELATIVE
  HUMIDITIES...AND GUSTY WINDS COULD PRODUCE CONDITIONS FAVORABLE
  FOR RAPID FIRE GROWTH.

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/GLD (ALL LOWER CASE)



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