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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
432 AM MDT Wed Jun 26 2019

COZ001>014-017>023-UTZ022>025-027>029-271045-
Lower Yampa River Basin-Central Yampa River Basin-
Roan and Tavaputs Plateaus-Elkhead and Park Mountains-
Upper Yampa River Basin-Grand Valley-Debeque to Silt Corridor-
Central Colorado River Basin-Grand and Battlement Mesas-
Gore and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain Valleys-
Central Gunnison and Uncompahgre River Basin-
West Elk and Sawatch Mountains-Flat Tops-
Upper Gunnison River Valley-Uncompahgre Plateau and Dallas Divide-
Northwest San Juan Mountains-Southwest San Juan Mountains-
Paradox Valley/Lower Dolores River-
Four Corners/Upper Dolores River-Animas River Basin-
San Juan River Basin-Southeast Utah-Eastern Uinta Mountains-
Eastern Uinta Basin-Tavaputs Plateau-Arches/Grand Flat-
La Sal and Abajo Mountains-Canyonlands/Natural Bridges-
432 AM MDT Wed Jun 26 2019

This hazardous weather outlook is for eastern Utah and western
Colorado.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Red Flag warning in effect for portions of eastern Utah and
western Colorado, given dry fuels, low humidity and high wind
gusts. Report any new fire starts to police or fire authorities.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

Dry and windy weather will continue Thursday and Friday with
elevated fire weather concerns each day.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$




Fire Weather Watch

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
853 AM MDT Wed Jun 26 2019

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM WEDNESDAY FOR
GUSTY WINDS, LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES AND DRY FUELS FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONE 490 IN SOUTHEAST UTAH BELOW 5000 FEET AND FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 290, 292 AND 207 IN SOUTHWEST COLORADO...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FOR THURSDAY AND FRIDAY FOR GUSTY
WINDS, LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES AND DRY FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 290, 292 AND 207 IN SOUTHWEST COLORADO...

.Gusty winds will occur each afternoon from Wednesday through
Friday while relative humidities will drop to 15% or lower. Dry
fuels are also in place so critical fire weather conditions may
be met. Conditions will recover overnight only to occur again the
next afternoon and evening.

COZ207-290-292-262300-
/O.CON.KGJT.FW.W.0003.190626T1800Z-190627T0300Z/
/O.CON.KGJT.FW.A.0004.190627T0300Z-190629T0200Z/
Southwest Colorado Lower Forecast Area-
Paradox Valley Forecast Area-North Fork Forecast Area-
853 AM MDT Wed Jun 26 2019

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT
THIS EVENING FOR WIND, LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND DRY FUELS FOR
COLORADO FIRE WEATHER ZONES 207, 290 AND 292...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING FOR WIND, LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND DRY FUELS FOR
COLORADO FIRE WEATHER ZONES 207, 290 AND 292...

* AFFECTED AREA...In Colorado,

  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.

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

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...9 to 14 percent.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be favorable for the rapid ignition,
  growth, and spread of fires on Wednesday. Agricultural burning
  is strongly discouraged. If these conditions develop again on
  Thursday and Friday, rapid rates of fire growth and spread are
  possible.

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.

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible
Red Flag Warnings.

&&

$$



Red Flag Warning

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
853 AM MDT Wed Jun 26 2019

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM WEDNESDAY FOR
GUSTY WINDS, LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES AND DRY FUELS FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONE 490 IN SOUTHEAST UTAH BELOW 5000 FEET AND FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 290, 292 AND 207 IN SOUTHWEST COLORADO...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FOR THURSDAY AND FRIDAY FOR GUSTY
WINDS, LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES AND DRY FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 290, 292 AND 207 IN SOUTHWEST COLORADO...

.Gusty winds will occur each afternoon from Wednesday through
Friday while relative humidities will drop to 15% or lower. Dry
fuels are also in place so critical fire weather conditions may
be met. Conditions will recover overnight only to occur again the
next afternoon and evening.

COZ207-290-292-262300-
/O.CON.KGJT.FW.W.0003.190626T1800Z-190627T0300Z/
/O.CON.KGJT.FW.A.0004.190627T0300Z-190629T0200Z/
Southwest Colorado Lower Forecast Area-
Paradox Valley Forecast Area-North Fork Forecast Area-
853 AM MDT Wed Jun 26 2019

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT
THIS EVENING FOR WIND, LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND DRY FUELS FOR
COLORADO FIRE WEATHER ZONES 207, 290 AND 292...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING FOR WIND, LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND DRY FUELS FOR
COLORADO FIRE WEATHER ZONES 207, 290 AND 292...

* AFFECTED AREA...In Colorado,

  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.

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

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...9 to 14 percent.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will be favorable for the rapid ignition,
  growth, and spread of fires on Wednesday. Agricultural burning
  is strongly discouraged. If these conditions develop again on
  Thursday and Friday, rapid rates of fire growth and spread are
  possible.

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.

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible
Red Flag Warnings.

&&

$$



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