Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
1036 PM MDT SUN APR 12 2015

...DRY AND WINDY CONDITIONS EXPECTED TUESDAY...

.A STRONG SPRING STORM SYSTEM WILL ARRIVE TO THE REGION MIDWEEK
BRINGING MUCH COOLER AND POSSIBLY WETTER CONDITIONS. AHEAD OF
THIS SYSTEM...SOUTHERLY WINDS COULD GUST UP TO 45 MPH AND COMBINE
WITH HUMIDITY IN THE SINGLE DIGITS TO LOWER TEENS OVER MUCH OF
WESTERN COLORADO TO CREATE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS.

COZ200>202-207-290-292-131500-
/O.CON.KGJT.FW.A.0006.150414T1700Z-150415T0300Z/
LITTLE SNAKE FORECAST AREA-ROUTT FORECAST AREA-
WHITE RIVER FORECAST AREA-SOUTHWEST COLORADO LOWER FORECAST AREA-
PARADOX VALLEY FORECAST AREA-NORTH FORK FORECAST AREA-
1036 PM MDT SUN APR 12 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING
THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY...AND DRY
FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 200...201...202...207...290 AND
292...

* AFFECTED AREA...

 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 207 SOUTHWEST COLORADO LOWER FORECAST AREA...
 FIRE WEATHER ZONE 290 PARADOX VALLEY FORECAST AREA AND
 FIRE WEATHER ZONE 292 NORTH FORK FORECAST AREA.

* WIND...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 55 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...11 TO 16 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...FIRE STARTS WILL BE DIFFICULT IF NOT IMPOSSIBLE TO
  CONTROL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$

COZ203-205-131500-
/O.CON.KGJT.FW.A.0006.150414T1700Z-150415T0300Z/
LOWER COLORADO RIVER-COLORADO RIVER HEADWATERS-
1036 PM MDT SUN APR 12 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING
THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY...AND DRY
FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 203 AND 205 BELOW 7000 FEET...

* AFFECTED AREA...

   IN COLORADO...

    FIRE WEATHER ZONE 203 LOWER COLORADO RIVER AND
    FIRE WEATHER ZONE 205 COLORADO RIVER HEADWATERS.

* WIND...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* HUMIDITY...11 TO 16 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...FIRE STARTS WILL BE DIFFICULT IF NOT IMPOSSIBLE TO
  CONTROL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$

FOR MORE INFORMATION FROM NOAA/NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VISIT...
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/GJT (ALL LOWER CASE)



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