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Red Flag Warning

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
755 PM MDT Thu Sep 24 2020

COZ201>203-205-UTZ486-487-490-251200-
/O.CON.KGJT.FW.W.0054.200925T1900Z-200926T0200Z/
Routt Forecast Area-White River Forecast Area-
Lower Colorado River-Colorado River Headwaters-
Eastern Uinta Basin-Book Cliffs-Colorado River Basin-
755 PM MDT Thu Sep 24 2020

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 8 PM MDT
FRIDAY FOR GUSTY WINDS, LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND DRY FUELS FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 201, 202, 203, 205, 486, 487, AND 490...

* AFFECTED AREA...In Colorado, Fire Weather Zone 201 Routt
  Forecast Area, Fire Weather Zone 202 White River Forecast
  Area, Fire Weather Zone 203 Lower Colorado River and Fire
  Weather Zone 205 Colorado River Headwaters. In Utah, Fire
  Weather Zone 486 Eastern Uinta Basin, Fire Weather Zone 487
  Book Cliffs and Fire Weather Zone 490 Colorado River Basin.

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

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...10 to 15 percent.

* IMPACTS...Conditions are favorable for the rapid spread of
  fires.

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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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
342 AM MDT Thu Sep 24 2020

COZ001>014-017>023-UTZ022>025-027>029-250945-
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-
342 AM MDT Thu Sep 24 2020

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Critical fire weather conditions will be possible across northwest
Colorado this afternoon as winds gusts exceed 25 mph and humidity
drops to the lower teens.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

Critical fire weather conditions increase in coverage Friday over
much of northern Utah and Colorado.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

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