...Red flag warning remains in effect from noon today to 8 PM MDT this evening for wind and low relative humidity for fire weather zone 279... ...Red flag warning remains in effect from noon to 8 PM MDT Wednesday for wind and low relative humidity for fire weather zone 279...
* affected area...fire weather zone 279.
* Winds...southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.
* Relative humidity...as low as 12 percent.
* Impacts...conditions will be favorable for intense fires with rapid rates of spread.
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.