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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Denver/Boulder CO
216 PM MDT Wed May 18 2022

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS THURSDAY FOR SOUTHERN
FOOTHILLS, SOUTH PARK, PALMER DIVIDE, URBAN CORRIDOR, AND EASTERN
PLAINS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 214, 216, 238, 239, 240, 241, 242,
243, 244, 245, 246, 247, 248, 249, 250, AND 251......


COZ214-216-238>251-191800-
/O.UPG.KBOU.FW.A.0021.220519T1700Z-220520T0200Z/
/O.NEW.KBOU.FW.W.0028.220519T1700Z-220520T0200Z/
Central and Southeast Park County-
Jefferson and West Douglas Counties Above 6000 Feet/Gilpin/Clear
Creek/Northeast Park Counties Below 9000 Feet-
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-
216 PM MDT Wed May 18 2022

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM MDT THURSDAY FOR
WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 214, 216, 238,
239, 240, 241, 242, 243, 244, 245, 246, 247, 248, 249, 250, AND
251...

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 8 PM MDT Thursday. The Fire Weather Watch is no
longer in effect.

* Affected Area...Fire Weather Zones 214, 216, 238, 239, 240,
  241, 242, 243, 244, 245, 246, 247, 248, 249, 250 and 251.

* Timing...Thursday 11 AM through Thursday 8 PM. Parts of the
  foothills and South Park could begin earlier due to strong
  downslope winds. Conditions will quickly improve late Thursday
  evening as incoming moisture arrives.

* Winds...West 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* Relative Humidity...As low as 12 percent.

* Impacts...Any fire that starts will have the potential to
  spread rapidly. Avoid burning or any outdoor activity that may
  produce a spark and start a wildfire.

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.

&&

$$

AD

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pueblo CO
252 PM MDT Wed May 18 2022

...A Red Flag Warning remains in effect from 11 AM through 9 PM
Thursday for gusty winds and low relative humidity values for fire
weather zones 220 through 230 and 233 which includes all of the
mountains, valleys, I-25 corridor counties as well as eastern Las
Animas County...

...A Red Flag Warning has been issued from 11 AM through 9 PM
Thursday for gusty winds and low relative humidity values for
fire weather zones 231, 232 and 234 through 237 which includes
Crowley, Otero, Kiowa, Bent, Prowers and Baca Counties...

COZ220>230-233-191300-
/O.CON.KPUB.FW.W.0049.220519T1700Z-220520T0300Z/
Upper Arkansas River Valley Including Lake County and Chaffee
County-
Teller County/Rampart Range Including Pikes Peak and Florissant
Fossil Beds National Monument-
Fremont County Including Canon City/Howard/Texas Creek-
Eastern San Juan Mountains and La Garita Mountains Including Wolf
Creek Pass and Creede-
San Luis Valley Including Alamosa/Del Norte/Fort Garland/Saguache-
Southern Front Range Including Sangre De Cristo Mountains/Wet
Mountains/La Veta Pass-
Northern El Paso County Including Monument and Black Forest-
Southern El Paso County Including Fort Carson and Colorado
Springs-Pueblo County Including Pueblo-
Huerfano County Including Walsenburg-
Western Las Animas County Including Trinidad and Thatcher-
Eastern Las Animas County Including Pinon Canyon-
252 PM MDT Wed May 18 2022

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 9 PM MDT
THURSDAY FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 220...221...222...223...224...225...226...227...
228...229...230 AND 233...

* Affected Area...Fire Weather Zones 220...221...222...223...
  224...225...226...227...228...229...230 and 233.

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

* Relative Humidity...As low as 9 percent.

* Impacts...Conditions will be favorable for rapid rates of fire
  growth and spread.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pueblo CO
252 PM MDT Wed May 18 2022

...A Red Flag Warning remains in effect from 11 AM through 9 PM
Thursday for gusty winds and low relative humidity values for fire
weather zones 220 through 230 and 233 which includes all of the
mountains, valleys, I-25 corridor counties as well as eastern Las
Animas County...

...A Red Flag Warning has been issued from 11 AM through 9 PM
Thursday for gusty winds and low relative humidity values for
fire weather zones 231, 232 and 234 through 237 which includes
Crowley, Otero, Kiowa, Bent, Prowers and Baca Counties...

COZ231-232-234>237-191300-
/O.UPG.KPUB.FW.A.0042.220519T1700Z-220520T0300Z/
/O.EXA.KPUB.FW.W.0049.220519T1700Z-220520T0300Z/
Crowley County Including Ordway-
Otero County Including La Junta and Western Comanche Grasslands-
Kiowa County Including Eads-Bent County Including Las Animas-
Prowers County Including Lamar-
Baca County Including Springfield and Eastern Comanche Grasslands-
252 PM MDT Wed May 18 2022

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 9 PM MDT THURSDAY FOR
GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
231...232...234... 235...236 AND 237...

The National Weather Service in Pueblo has issued a Red Flag
Warning for gusty winds and low relative humidity,  which is in
effect from 11 AM to 9 PM MDT Thursday. The Fire Weather Watch is
no longer in effect.

* Affected Area...Fire Weather Zones 231...232...234...235...
  236 and 237.

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

* Relative Humidity...As low as 8 percent.

* Impacts...Conditions will be favorable for rapid rates of fire
  growth and spread, especially in areas which don`t receive
  wetting rainfall this afternoon and evening.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Goodland KS
210 PM MDT Wed May 18 2022

...Critical fire weather conditions expected Thursday...

.Record and near record high temperatures will combine with dry
southwest winds gusting up to 40 mph to produce critical fire
weather conditions across much of the area. Outdoor burning is
highly discouraged. A cold front will move through the area from
the north around or shortly after sunset causing a shift in the
winds.

COZ252>254-KSZ001-013-027-028-041-042-190600-
/O.UPG.KGLD.FW.A.0025.220519T1700Z-220520T0200Z/
/O.NEW.KGLD.FW.W.0030.220519T1700Z-220520T0200Z/
Yuma-Kit Carson-Cheyenne-Sherman-Wallace-Logan-Greeley-Wichita-
210 PM MDT Wed May 18 2022 /310 PM CDT Wed May 18 2022/

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM MDT /NOON CDT/ TO 8 PM
MDT /9 PM CDT/ THURSDAY FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 001...013...027...028...041...042...252...253
AND 254...

The National Weather Service in Goodland has issued a Red Flag
Warning for wind and low relative humidity, which is in effect
from 11 AM MDT /noon CDT/ to 8 PM MDT /9 PM CDT/ Thursday. The
Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.

* Affected Area...In Colorado...Fire Weather Zone 252 Yuma...
  Fire Weather Zone 253 Kit Carson and Fire Weather Zone 254
  Cheyenne. In Kansas...Fire Weather Zone 001 Cheyenne...Fire
  Weather Zone 013 Sherman...Fire Weather Zone 027 Wallace...
  Fire Weather Zone 028 Logan...Fire Weather Zone 041 Greeley
  and Fire Weather Zone 042 Wichita.

* Timing...11 AM MDT through 8 PM MDT Thursday.

* Winds...Southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Relative Humidity...As low as 10 percent.

* Temperatures...In the lower to middle 90s.

* Impacts...Any fires that start will have extreme fire behavior
  and spread rapidly. Outdoor burning is not advised.

* Additional Information...An abrupt wind shift to the north is
  expected around or shortly after sunset Thursday along and north
  of the Kansas/Nebraska border, continuing south across the
  remainder of the area during the evening. Wind gusts of 30 to 40
  mph are expected. First responders fighting any fires should
  keep in contact with the National Weather Service in Goodland
  regarding the timing of the wind shift, associated with a cold
  front.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now...or are imminent. A combination of
strong winds...low relative humidity...and warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Goodland KS
210 PM MDT Wed May 18 2022

...Critical fire weather conditions expected Thursday...

.Record and near record high temperatures will combine with dry
southwest winds gusting up to 40 mph to produce critical fire
weather conditions across much of the area. Outdoor burning is
highly discouraged. A cold front will move through the area from
the north around or shortly after sunset causing a shift in the
winds.

KSZ002-014-NEZ079>081-190600-
/O.NEW.KGLD.FW.W.0030.220519T1700Z-220520T0200Z/
Rawlins-Thomas-Dundy-Hitchcock-Red Willow-
210 PM MDT Wed May 18 2022 /310 PM CDT Wed May 18 2022/

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM MDT /NOON CDT/ TO 8 PM
MDT /9 PM CDT/ THURSDAY FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 002...014...079...080 AND 081...

The National Weather Service in Goodland has issued a Red Flag
Warning for wind and low relative humidity, which is in effect
from 11 AM MDT /noon CDT/ to 8 PM MDT /9 PM CDT/ Thursday.

* Affected Area...In Kansas...Fire Weather Zone 002 Rawlins and
  Fire Weather Zone 014 Thomas. In Nebraska...Fire Weather Zone
  079 Dundy...Fire Weather Zone 080 Hitchcock and Fire Weather
  Zone 081 Red Willow.

* Timing...11 AM MDT through 8 PM MDT Thursday.

* Winds...Southwest 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

* Relative Humidity...As low as 12 percent.

* Temperatures...In the mid 90s.

* Impacts...Any fires that start will have extreme fire behavior
  and spread rapidly. Outdoor burning is not advised.

* Additional Information...An abrupt wind shift to the north is
  expected around or shortly after sunset Thursday along and north
  of the Kansas/Nebraska border, continuing south across the
  remainder of the area during the evening. Wind gusts of 30 to 40
  mph are expected. First responders fighting any fires should
  keep in contact with the National Weather Service in Goodland
  regarding the timing of the wind shift, associated with a cold
  front.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now...or are imminent. A combination of
strong winds...low relative humidity...and warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.

&&

$$

For more information from NOAA/National Weather Service visit...
http://weather.gov/gld

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service North Platte NE
214 PM CDT Wed May 18 2022

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS LIKELY THURSDAY AFTERNOON INTO
THE EARLY EVENING HOURS...

.A strong cold front will approach northern Nebraska midday
Thursday. South of the front, gusty westerly winds will combine
with relative humidity of 10 to 15 percent. This will lead to
critical fire weather conditions across the area. As the cold
front passes from north to south across the Sandhills into
southwestern Nebraska, an abrupt change in wind direction to the
north is expected. Northerly winds behind the front of 15 to 25
mph with gusts to 40 mph are likely. The main fire weather
concerns in zones 204 and 206 will be along and south of highway 2
from Antioch to Dunning.

NEZ204-206-210-219-200200-
/O.NEW.KLBF.FW.W.0025.220519T1700Z-220520T0200Z/
Eastern Panhandle/Crescent Lake NWR-
Sandhills/Valentine NWR/Nebraska National Forest-Frenchman Basin-
Loess Plains-
214 PM CDT Wed May 18 2022 /114 PM MDT Wed May 18 2022/

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON CDT /11 AM MDT/ TO 9 PM
CDT /8 PM MDT/ THURSDAY FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE
CENTRAL AND WESTERN SANDHILLS...AS WELL AS SOUTHWESTERN
NEBRASKA...

The National Weather Service in North Platte has issued a Red
Flag Warning for gusty winds and low relative humidity which is
in effect from noon CDT /11 AM MDT/ to 9 PM CDT /8 PM MDT/
Thursday.

* Affected Area...In NEZ204...Fire Weather Zone 204 Eastern
  Panhandle/Crescent Lake NWR. In NEZ206...Fire Weather Zone 206
  Sandhills/Valentine NWR/Nebraska National Forest. In NEZ210...
  Fire Weather Zone 210 Frenchman Basin. In NEZ219...Fire Weather
  Zone 219 Loess Plains. The main area of concern in zones 204 and
  206 is along and south of highway 2 from Antioch to Dunning.

* Winds...West 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 40 mph. Winds will
  abruptly shift behind a cold front to the north at 15 to 25 mph
  with gusts up to 40 mph.

* Relative Humidity...As low as 10 to 15 percent.

* Impacts...Any fires which may develop will have a high
  probability for rapid spread and may be difficult to control.

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.

&&

$$

http://weather.gov/LBF

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Dodge City KS
151 PM CDT Wed May 18 2022

KSZ043-061>063-074>076-084>086-191000-
/O.CON.KDDC.FW.W.0033.220519T1700Z-220520T0200Z/
Scott-Hamilton-Kearny-Finney-Stanton-Grant-Haskell-Morton-Stevens-
Seward-
151 PM CDT Wed May 18 2022 /1251 PM MDT Wed May 18 2022/

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON CDT /11 AM MDT/
TO 9 PM CDT /8 PM MDT/ THURSDAY FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 043...061...062...063...074...
075...076...084...085 AND 086...

* Affected Area...In Kansas...Fire Weather Zone 043 Scott...Fire
  Weather Zone 061 Hamilton...Fire Weather Zone 062 Kearny...
  Fire Weather Zone 063 Finney...Fire Weather Zone 074 Stanton...
  Fire Weather Zone 075 Grant...Fire Weather Zone 076 Haskell...
  Fire Weather Zone 084 Morton...Fire Weather Zone 085 Stevens
  and Fire Weather Zone 086 Seward.

* Winds...Southwest 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

* Relative Humidity...As low as 8 percent.

* Impacts...Any fires that start will have extreme fire behavior
  and spread rapidly. Outdoor burning is not advised.

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.

&&

$$

For more information from NOAA/National weather service visit...
http://weather.gov/ddc

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