South and Southeast Grand/West Central and Southwest Boulder/Gilpin/Clear Creek/Summit/North and West Park Counties Above 9000 Feet Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 2:04 PM MDT Jun. 23, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect until 9 PM MDT this evening
for wind and low relative humidity for fire weather zone
205 below 7500 feet...

* affected area... in Colorado, fire weather zone 205 Colorado
River headwaters below 7500 feet.

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

* Relative humidity... 10 to 15 percent.

* Impacts... rapid rates of fire growth and spread are possible
under these conditions.

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.