Fire Weather Red Flag *Warning* - NE Park County

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Fire Weather Red Flag *Warning* - NE Park County

Post by ParkBull » Mon Apr 16, 2018 8:53 am

... Red flag warning in effect from 10 am to 8 PM MDT Tuesday for
wind and low relative humidity for the Palmer Divide, eastern
portions of Adams and Arapahoe counties and over eastern Elbert
and Lincoln counties...

The National Weather Service in Denver has issued a red flag
warning for wind and low relative humidity, which is in effect
from 10 am to 8 PM MDT Tuesday. The Fire Weather Watch is no
longer in effect.

* Affected area... fire weather zones 241... 245... 246 and 247.

* Timing... late Tuesday morning through early Tuesday evening

* winds... west 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.

* Relative humidity... as low as 9 percent.

* Impacts... conditions will be favorable for new fire starts and
rapid fire growth. Extreme fire behavior is 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.

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Re: Fire Weather Red Flag *Warning* - NE Park County

Post by ParkBull » Mon Apr 16, 2018 7:31 pm

Issued: 1:50 PM MDT Apr. 16, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect from 10 am to 8 PM MDT
Tuesday for wind and low relative humidity for the Palmer Divide,
eastern portions of Adams and Arapahoe counties and over eastern
Elbert and Lincoln counties...

* affected area... fire weather zones 241... 245... 246 and 247.

* Timing... late Tuesday morning through early Tuesday evening

* winds... west 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.

* Relative humidity... as low as 9 percent.

* Impacts... conditions will be favorable for new fire starts and
rapid fire growth. Extreme fire behavior is 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.

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Re: Fire Weather Red Flag *Warning* - NE Park County

Post by ParkBull » Mon Apr 16, 2018 10:59 pm

Issued: 10:44 PM MDT Apr. 16, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect from 10 am to 8 PM MDT
Tuesday for wind and low relative humidity for the Palmer Divide,
eastern portions of Adams and Arapahoe counties and over eastern
Elbert and Lincoln counties...

* affected area... fire weather zones 241... 245... 246 and 247.

* Timing... late Tuesday morning through early Tuesday evening

* winds... west 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 60 mph.

* Relative humidity... as low as 9 percent.

* Impacts... conditions will be favorable for new fire starts and
rapid fire growth. Extreme fire behavior is 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.

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Re: Fire Weather Red Flag *Warning* - NE Park County

Post by ParkBull » Tue Apr 17, 2018 9:51 am

... Red flag warning remains in effect from 10 am this morning to
8 PM MDT this evening for wind and low relative humidity for the
Palmer Divide...

* affected area... fire weather zone 241.

* Timing... late this morning through early this evening.

* Winds... west 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 60 mph.

* Relative humidity... as low as 10 percent.

* Impacts... conditions will be favorable for new fire starts and
rapid fire growth. Extreme fire behavior is 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.

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