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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
403 AM MDT Thu Jun 20 2019

COZ001>014-017>023-UTZ022>025-027>029-211300-
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-
403 AM MDT Thu Jun 20 2019

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Winds will increase today and with dry conditions in place,
critical fire weather conditions will be met. Red Flag Warnings
have been issued for central eastern Utah and southwestern
Colorado. Some showers and storms will fire this afternoon north
of I-70. Precipitation will continue overnight for those areas.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

Showers and thunderstorms will continue through the weekend. Next
week looks to be fairly dry.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$



Red Flag Warning

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
313 AM MDT Thu Jun 20 2019

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM MDT TODAY
FOR GUSTY WINDS, LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND DRY FUELS FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 207 IN COLORADO AND FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 203, 290
AND 292 BELOW 6500 FEET IN COLORADO AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 490
BELOW 5000 FEET IN EASTERN UTAH...

.Strong wind gusts between 30 to 40 mph will combine with
relative humidity values below 15% and dry fuels this afternoon.
Critical fire weather conditions will be met across the warned
area.

COZ203-290-292-210000-
/O.CON.KGJT.FW.W.0002.190620T1800Z-190621T0300Z/
Lower Colorado River-Paradox Valley Forecast Area-
North Fork Forecast Area-
313 AM MDT Thu Jun 20 2019

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT
THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR COLORADO FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 203, 290 AND 292 BELOW 6500 FEET...

* AFFECTED AREA...In Colorado, Fire Weather Zone 203 Lower
  Colorado River, Fire Weather Zone 290 Paradox Valley Forecast
  Area and Fire Weather Zone 292 North Fork Forecast Area below
  6500 feet.

* WINDS...Southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...13 to 18 percent.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be favorable for the rapid ignition,
  growth, and spread of fires. Agricultural burning is strongly
  discouraged.

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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http://weather.gov/gjt



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