Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
439 AM MDT MON APR 13 2015

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

.STRONG SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL DEVELOP ON TUESDAY AHEAD OF A
VIGOROUS SPRING STORM THAT WILL APPROACH FROM THE WEST. THESE
STRONG WINDS WILL COMBINE WITH LOW HUMIDITY TO PRODUCE CRITICAL
FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ACROSS MUCH OF WESTERN COLORADO WHERE
FUELS ARE DRY.

COZ200>202-207-290-292-132100-
/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-
439 AM MDT MON APR 13 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 60 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.

&&

$$

COZ203-205-132100-
/O.CON.KGJT.FW.A.0006.150414T1700Z-150415T0300Z/
LOWER COLORADO RIVER-COLORADO RIVER HEADWATERS-
439 AM MDT MON APR 13 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...

* 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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