Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
495
WWUS85 KGJT 260322
RFWGJT

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service GRAND JUNCTION CO
922 PM MDT Sun Jun 25 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR COLORADO
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 200 AND 202 IN NORTHWEST COLORADO...

.A trough moving west to east through the area on Tuesday will
cause west winds to increase Tuesday morning. Relative humidities
may become critically low by late morning Tuesday, with a high
Haines index and above normal temperatures, combining with the
stronger winds to produce critical fire weather conditions.
Wildfires could start easily and grow rapidly, becoming difficult
to control.

COZ200-202-261200-
/O.CON.KGJT.FW.A.0011.170627T1700Z-170628T0100Z/
Little Snake Forecast Area-White River Forecast Area-
922 PM MDT Sun Jun 25 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING
THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR
COLORADO FIRE WEATHER ZONES 200 AND 202 IN NORTHWEST COLORADO...

* AFFECTED AREA...In Colorado, Fire Weather Zone 200 Little
  Snake Forecast Area and Fire Weather Zone 202 White River
  Forecast Area.

* WINDS...West 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...11 to 16 percent.

* IMPACTS...Fire starts may lead to quickly spreading fires
  which could be difficult to impossible to control.

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 the 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.