Fire Weather Red Flag *Warning* - S & Central Park County

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Fire Weather Red Flag *Warning* - S & Central Park County

Post by ParkBull » Fri May 11, 2018 7:06 am

... Red flag warning remains in effect from noon today to 7 PM MDT
this evening for wind and low relative humidity for fire weather
zones 214 and 247... southeastern Park County... southeastern Elbert
and southern Lincoln counties...

* affected area... fire weather zones 214 and 247.

* Timing... red flag conditions expected today from noon to 7 PM

* Winds... south 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

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

* Impacts... fires may start and spread rapidly with the very
warm, dry and gusty weather conditions.

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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