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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Denver/Boulder CO
228 PM MST Mon Feb 20 2017

COZ238>251-210530-
/O.UPG.KBOU.FW.A.0002.170221T1900Z-170222T0200Z/
/O.NEW.KBOU.FW.W.0004.170221T1800Z-170222T0100Z/
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-
228 PM MST Mon Feb 20 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 6 PM MST TUESDAY FOR
WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR the i-25 corridor...northeast
and east central plains...

The National Weather Service in Denver has issued a Red Flag
Warning FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...which is in effect
from 11 AM to 6 PM MST Tuesday. The Fire Weather Watch is no
longer in effect.

* Affected Area...Fire Weather Zones 238...239...240...241...
  242...243...244...245...246...247...248...249...250 and 251.

* Timing...Fire Danger will increase by noon on Tuesday and
  continue into early Tuesday Evening.

* Winds...West 15 to 25 mph with gusts of 35 to 45 mph.

* Relative Humidity...as low as 11 percent.

* Impacts...If a fire starts, it will be capable of spreading
  rapidly through grasses and brush due to the strong winds.

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 unseasonably warm
temperatures will contribute to extreme fire behavior.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Denver/Boulder CO
228 PM MST Mon Feb 20 2017

COZ215-216-210530-
/O.UPG.KBOU.FW.A.0002.170221T1900Z-170222T0200Z/
/O.NEW.KBOU.FW.W.0004.170221T1800Z-170222T0100Z/
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-
228 PM MST Mon Feb 20 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 6 PM MST TUESDAY FOR
WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE FRONT RANGE FOOTHILLS BELOW
7500 FEET...

The National Weather Service in Denver has issued a Red Flag
Warning FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...which is in effect
from 11 AM to 6 PM MST Tuesday. The Fire Weather Watch is no
longer in effect.

* Affected Area...Fire Weather Zones 215 and 216 below 7500 feet.

* Timing...Fire Danger will increase by noon on Tuesday and
  continue into early Tuesday Evening.

* Winds...West to Southwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.

* Relative Humidity...as low as 14 percent.

* Impacts...If a fire starts, it will be capable of spreading
  rapidly through grasses and brush due to the strong winds.

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 very warm temperatures
will contribute to extreme fire behavior.

&&

$$

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