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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
557 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

COZ030>051-291200-
JACKSON COUNTY BELOW 9000 FEET-
WEST JACKSON AND WEST GRAND COUNTIES ABOVE 9000 FEET-
GRAND AND SUMMIT COUNTIES BELOW 9000 FEET-
SOUTH AND EAST JACKSON/LARIMER/NORTH AND NORTHEAST GRAND/
NORTHWEST BOULDER COUNTIES ABOVE 9000 FEET-
SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST GRAND/WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST BOULDER/
GILPIN/CLEAR CREEK/SUMMIT/NORTH AND WEST PARK COUNTIES ABOVE
9000 FEET-LARIMER AND BOULDER COUNTIES BETWEEN 6000 AND 9000 FEET-
JEFFERSON AND WEST DOUGLAS COUNTIES ABOVE 6000 FEET/GILPIN/CLEAR
CREEK/NORTHEAST PARK COUNTIES BELOW 9000 FEET-
CENTRAL AND SOUTHEAST PARK COUNTY-
LARIMER COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/NORTHWEST WELD COUNTY-
BOULDER AND JEFFERSON COUNTIES BELOW 6000 FEET/WEST BROOMFIELD
COUNTY-
NORTH DOUGLAS COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/DENVER/WEST ADAMS AND
ARAPAHOE COUNTIES/EAST BROOMFIELD COUNTY-
ELBERT/CENTRAL AND EAST DOUGLAS COUNTIES ABOVE 6000 FEET-
NORTHEAST WELD COUNTY-CENTRAL AND SOUTH WELD COUNTY-MORGAN COUNTY-
CENTRAL AND EAST ADAMS AND ARAPAHOE COUNTIES-
NORTH AND NORTHEAST ELBERT COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/NORTH LINCOLN
COUNTY-
SOUTHEAST ELBERT COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/SOUTH LINCOLN COUNTY-
LOGAN COUNTY-WASHINGTON COUNTY-SEDGWICK COUNTY-PHILLIPS COUNTY-
557 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHEAST AND NORTH CENTRAL
COLORADO.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

DRIER AND WARMER AIR WILL BE OVER COLORADO TODAY. WEST WINDS WILL
GUST TO AROUND 30 MPH THIS AFTERNOON IN THE MOUNTAINS AND NEAR THE
WYOMING BORDER. FIRE DANGER WILL BE VERY HIGH THIS AFTERNOON IN
NORTHERN PARTS OF LARIMER AND WELD COUNTIES.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

A SERIES OF WEAK DISTURBANCES WILL PASS ACROSS NORTHERN COLORADO
THROUGH THE PERIOD. THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS OR
THUNDERSTORMS SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING...MAINLY IN THE
MOUNTAINS SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 70. THERE WILL BE ANOTHER CHANCE
SHOWERS IN THE MOUNTAINS AND HIGH VALLEYS TUESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AT LOWER ELEVATIONS
WEDNESDAY NIGHT INTO FRIDAY. AT THIS TIME...SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT
ANTICIPATED...ALTHOUGH AFTERNOON SHOWERS ON THE PLAINS MAY PRODUCE
STRONG AND GUSTY WINDS.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED TODAY OR TONIGHT.

$$

GIMMESTAD/COOPER




Red Flag Warning

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
455 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...FIRE DANGER INCREASING THIS AFTERNOON...

DRY AIR...WARM TEMPERATURES...AND GUSTY WEST WINDS WILL COMBINE TO
PRODUCE HIGH TO VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER THIS AFTERNOON. CONDITIONS
WILL BE WORST NEAR THE WYOMING BORDER IN LARIMER AND WELD COUNTIES
WHERE WINDS WILL GUST TO NEAR 30 MPH THIS AFTERNOON.

COZ238-242-290000-
/O.NEW.KBOU.FW.W.0003.150328T1800Z-150329T0000Z/
LARIMER COUNTY BELOW 6000 FEET/NORTHWEST WELD COUNTY-
NORTHEAST WELD COUNTY-
455 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM MDT THIS
EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR ZONES 238 AND 242...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DENVER HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM MDT THIS EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 238 AND 242...EASTERN LARIMER
  AND NORTHERN WELD COUNTIES.

* TIMING...RED FLAG CONDITIONS WILL DEVELOP BY NOON AND CONTINUE
  UNTIL TEMPERATURE START TO COOL AROUND 6 PM.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

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

* IMPACTS...FIRES WILL IGNITE EASILY AND SPREAD RAPIDLY UNDER
  THESE CONDITIONS.

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.

&&

$$

GIMMESTAD



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