Rifle, CO (81650)

6:21 PM MDT on June 28, 2017 (GMT -0600)
Cactus Valley, Greg and Nella | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Fire Weather Warning

Elev 5449 ft 39.55 °N, 107.73 °W | Updated 1 minute ago

Clear
Clear
90.5 °F
Feels Like 86 °F
N
4.0
Wind Variable Wind from SW
Gusts 10.0 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.57 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 86 °F
Dew Point 21 °F
Humidity 8%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:46 AM 8:42 PM
Waxing Crescent, 30% visible
METAR KRIL 282353Z AUTO 26021G29KT 10SM CLR 33/M14 A2981 RMK AO2 PK WND 26029/2346 SLP014 T03331139 10344 20289 58018
Pressure 29.57 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 86 °F
Dew Point 21 °F
Humidity 8%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:46 AM 8:42 PM
Waxing Crescent, 30% visible
METAR KRIL 282353Z AUTO 26021G29KT 10SM CLR 33/M14 A2981 RMK AO2 PK WND 26029/2346 SLP014 T03331139 10344 20289 58018

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Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 2:58 PM MDT Jun. 28, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect until 8 PM MDT this evening
for wind and low relative humidity for fire weather zones 200,
202, 203, 207, 290, 292, 294, 486, 487, 490 and 491...
... Red flag warning in effect from noon to 8 PM MDT Thursday for
wind and low relative humidity for fire weather zones 200, 202,
203, 207, 290, 292, 294, 486, 487, 490 and 491...

The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a red
flag warning for wind and low relative humidity, which is in
effect from noon to 8 PM MDT Thursday.

* Affected areas... in Colorado, fire weather zone 200 little snake
forecast area, fire weather zone 201 Routt forecast area, fire
weather zone 202 White River forecast area, fire weather zone
203 lower Colorado River, fire weather zone 205 Colorado River
headwaters, fire weather zone 207 southwest Colorado lower
forecast area, fire weather zone 290 Paradox Valley forecast
area, fire weather zone 292 North Fork forecast area and fire
weather zone 294 southwest Colorado upper west forecast area.
In Utah, fire weather zone 486 eastern Uinta Basin, fire weather
zone 487 Book Cliffs, fire weather zone 490 Colorado River
Basin and fire weather zone 491 southeast Utah.

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

* Relative humidity... 5 to 10 percent.

* Impacts... fire starts could lead to quickly spreading fires
which could be difficult or impossible 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.