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Red Flag Warning

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.

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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For more information from the National Weather Service visit...
http://weather.gov/gjt




Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service GRAND JUNCTION CO
413 AM MDT Thu Jun 29 2017

COZ001>014-017>023-UTZ022>025-027>029-301115-
Lower Yampa River Basin-Central Yampa River Basin-
Roan and Tavaputs Plateaus-Elkhead and Park Mountains-
Upper Yampa River Basin-Grand Valley-Debeque to Silt Corridor-
Central Colorado River Basin-Grand and Battlement Mesas-
Gore and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain Valleys-
Central Gunnison and Uncompahgre River Basin-
West Elk and Sawatch Mountains-Flat Tops-
Upper Gunnison River Valley-Uncompahgre Plateau and Dallas Divide-
Northwest San Juan Mountains-Southwest San Juan Mountains-
Paradox Valley/Lower Dolores River-
Four Corners/Upper Dolores River-Animas River Basin-
San Juan River Basin-Southeast Utah-Eastern Uinta Mountains-
Eastern Uinta Basin-Tavaputs Plateau-Arches/Grand Flat-
La Sal and Abajo Mountains-Canyonlands/Natural Bridges-
413 AM MDT Thu Jun 29 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for eastern Utah and western
Colorado.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Red Flag conditions remain the main threat today with dry fuels
and low humidities combining with gusty afternoon winds. Isolated
thunderstorms will be possible over the northern Colorado high
country. A strike or two may also occur over the southern
mountains. Wind gusts from storm or virga will be more of a threat
than measurable precipitation.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

Mainly isolated afternoon thunderstorms will be possible for the
remainder of the forecast Friday through next Wednesday. The main
threat will be lightning from these storms.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated at this time.

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