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Red Flag Warning

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
227 PM MDT Tue Apr 13 2021

COZ295-141200-
/O.NEW.KGJT.FW.W.0008.210414T1900Z-210415T0300Z/
Southwest Colorado Upper East Forecast Area-
227 PM MDT Tue Apr 13 2021

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 9 PM MDT WEDNESDAY FOR
GUSTY WINDS, LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND DRY FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 295 BELOW 8000 FEET...

The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a Red
Flag Warning below 8000 feet for gusty winds, low relative
humidity and dry fuels, which is in effect from 1 PM to 9 PM MDT
Wednesday.

* AFFECTED AREA...In Colorado, Fire Weather Zone 295 Southwest
  Colorado Upper East Forecast Area below 8000 feet.

* WINDS...Southwest 15 to 20 mph with gusts 25 to 35 mph.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...10 to 15 percent.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will become favorable for rapid ignition
  and 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
352 AM MDT Tue Apr 13 2021

COZ001>014-017>023-UTZ022>025-027>029-141300-
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-
352 AM MDT Tue Apr 13 2021

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Periods of valley rain and high elevation snow can be expected
later this afternoon and evening. Otherwise, expect mostly cloudy
skies and slightly cooler temperatures.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

Periodic mountain snow is expected through Sunday, mainly above
9,000 feet. At this time, snowfall rates are projected to be low
and as a result, minor impacts are expected.

Drier air moves into southeast Utah and southwest Colorado on
Wednesday which, when combined with breezy southwest winds,
brings the potential for critical fire weather conditions during
the afternoon and early evening. Similar conditions are possible
across the far south on Thursday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

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