Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service GRAND JUNCTION CO
456 AM MDT Thu Jun 29 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM MDT THURSDAY FOR
WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 200, 202,
203, 207, 290, 292 AND 294, AND UTAH ZONES 486, 487, 490 AND
491...

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM MDT THURSDAY FOR
WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 291,
293 AND 295 BELOW 9000 FEET...

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM MDT THIS
EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE
205 BELOW 8000 FEET...

.Critical fire weather conditions will return this afternoon.
Despite cooler temperatures, most notably north of the I-
70 corridor, RH is expected to dip below 15 percent for much of
the area. Conditions are expected to improve this weekend through
early next week.

COZ205-291900-
/O.EXA.KGJT.FW.W.0015.170629T1800Z-170630T0200Z/
Colorado River Headwaters-
456 AM MDT Thu Jun 29 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM MDT THIS
EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE
205 BELOW 8000 FEET...

The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a Red
Flag Warning below 8000 feet for wind and low relative humidity,
which is in effect from noon today to 8 PM MDT this evening.

* AFFECTED AREA...In Colorado, Fire Weather Zone 205 Colorado
  River Headwaters below 8000 feet.

* AFFECTED AREAS...In Colorado, Fire Weather Zone 200 Little
  Snake Forecast Area, Fire Weather Zone 201 Routt Forecast Area,
   Fire Weather Zone 202 White River Forecast Area, Fire Weather
  Zone 203 Lower Colorado River, Fire Weather Zone 205 Colorado
  River Headwaters, Fire Weather Zone 207 Southwest Colorado
  Lower Forecast Area, Fire Weather Zone 290 Paradox Valley
  Forecast Area, Fire Weather Zone 292 North Fork Forecast Area
  and Fire Weather Zone 294 Southwest Colorado Upper West
  Forecast Area. In Utah, Fire Weather Zone 486 Eastern Uinta
  Basin, Fire Weather Zone 487 Book Cliffs, Fire Weather Zone
  490 Colorado River Basin and Fire Weather Zone 491 Southeast
  Utah.

* WINDS...West 15 to 20 mph with gusts 25 to 35 mph.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...10 to 15 percent.

* IMPACTS...Fire starts could lead to quickly spreading fires
  which could be difficult or 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.

&&

$$

COZ200-202-203-207-290-292-294-UTZ486-487-490-491-291900-
/O.CON.KGJT.FW.W.0015.170629T1800Z-170630T0200Z/
Little Snake Forecast Area-White River Forecast Area-
Lower Colorado River-Southwest Colorado Lower Forecast Area-
Paradox Valley Forecast Area-North Fork Forecast Area-
Southwest Colorado Upper West Forecast Area-Eastern Uinta Basin-
Book Cliffs-Colorado River Basin-Southeast Utah-
456 AM MDT Thu Jun 29 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM MDT
THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 200, 202, 203, 207, 290, 292, 294, 486, 487, 490 AND 491...

* AFFECTED AREAS...In Colorado, Fire Weather Zone 200 Little
  Snake Forecast Area, Fire Weather Zone 201 Routt Forecast Area,
   Fire Weather Zone 202 White River Forecast Area, Fire Weather
  Zone 203 Lower Colorado River, Fire Weather Zone 205 Colorado
  River Headwaters, Fire Weather Zone 207 Southwest Colorado
  Lower Forecast Area, Fire Weather Zone 290 Paradox Valley
  Forecast Area, Fire Weather Zone 292 North Fork Forecast Area
  and Fire Weather Zone 294 Southwest Colorado Upper West
  Forecast Area. In Utah, Fire Weather Zone 486 Eastern Uinta
  Basin, Fire Weather Zone 487 Book Cliffs, Fire Weather Zone
  490 Colorado River Basin and Fire Weather Zone 491 Southeast
  Utah.

* WINDS...West 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...6 to 11 percent.

* IMPACTS...Fire starts could lead to quickly spreading fires
  which could be difficult or 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.

&&

$$

COZ291-293-295-291900-
/O.CON.KGJT.FW.W.0015.170629T1800Z-170630T0200Z/
Northern San Juan Forecast Area-Gunnison Basin Forecast Area-
Southwest Colorado Upper East Forecast Area-
456 AM MDT Thu Jun 29 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM MDT
THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 291, 293 AND 295 BELOW 9000 FEET...

* AFFECTED AREAS...In Colorado, Fire Weather Zone 291 Northern
  San Juan Forecast Area, Fire Weather Zone 293 Gunnison Basin
  Forecast Area and Fire Weather Zone 295 Southwest Colorado
  Upper East Forecast Area below 9000 feet.

* WINDS...West 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...8 to 13 percent.

* IMPACTS...Fire starts could lead to quickly spreading fires
  which could be difficult or 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.

&&

$$

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