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Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 2:54 PM MDT Jul. 16, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect until 8 PM MDT this evening
for dry fuels, wind and low relative humidity for fire weather
zone 203 below 7000 feet...
... Red flag warning remains in effect from noon to 8 PM MDT
Wednesday for dry fuels, wind and low relative humidity for fire
weather zone 203 below 7000 feet...

* affected area... in Colorado, fire weather zone 203 lower
Colorado River below 7000 feet.

* Winds... southwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Relative humidity... 8 to 13 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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