New Mexico Weather Alerts, Southern Colorado Weather Alerts

Fire Weather Warning

The following area is affected:

  • La Plata

Northern San Juan Forecast Area-Gunnison Basin Forecast Area-
Southwest Colorado Upper East Forecast Area-
258 PM MDT Wed Jun 28 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING
FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 291,
293 AND 295...
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM MDT THURSDAY FOR
WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 291,
293 AND 295 BELOW 9000 FEET...

The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a Red
Flag Warning below 9000 feet for wind and low relative humidity,
which is in effect from noon to 8 PM MDT Thursday.

* AFFECTED AREAS...In Colorado, Fire Weather Zone 291 Northern
San Juan Forecast Area, Fire Weather Zone 293 Gunnison Basin
Forecast Area and Fire Weather Zone 295 Southwest Colorado
Upper East Forecast Area below 9000 feet.

* WINDS...West 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...8 to 13 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.

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Fire Weather Warning

The following areas are affected:

  • La Plata
  • Montezuma

Little Snake Forecast Area-White River Forecast Area-
Lower Colorado River-Southwest Colorado Lower Forecast Area-
Paradox Valley Forecast Area-North Fork Forecast Area-
Southwest Colorado Upper West Forecast Area-Eastern Uinta Basin-
Book Cliffs-Colorado River Basin-Southeast Utah-
258 PM MDT Wed Jun 28 2017

...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.

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