RED FLAG *WARNING* for S Central and NE Park County

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RED FLAG *WARNING* for S Central and NE Park County

Post by ParkBull » Tue Jun 16, 2020 8:07 am

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM MDT
THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE ZONES
244 AND 248 THROUGH 251...THE NORTHEAST COLORADO PLAINS...

* Affected Area...Fire Weather Zones 216...244...248...249...
250 and 251.

* Winds...South 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* Timing...Conditions will be worst in the afternoon and improve
during the early evening.

* Relative Humidity...As low as 10 percent.

* Impacts...Fires will start easily and spread rapidly.

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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