Red Flag Warning October 4

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Red Flag Warning

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Denver/Boulder CO
444 AM MDT Fri Oct 4 2019

...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL BE POSSIBLE FRIDAY IN THE MOUNTAINS AND FOOTHILLS...

Fire weather conditions will remain elevated in the mountains and foothills this afternoon and evening due to gusty southwest winds, low humidity and continued warm temperatures.

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Jackson County Below 9000 Feet-
South and Southeast Grand/West Central and Southwest Boulder/Gilpin/Clear Creek/Summit/North and West Park Counties Above 9000 Feet-
Grand and Summit Counties Below 9000 Feet-
Central and Southeast Park County
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Larimer and Boulder Counties Between 6000 and 9000 Feet-
Jefferson and West Douglas Counties Above 6000 Feet/Gilpin/Clear Creek/Northeast Park Counties Below 9000 Feet-
West Jackson and West Grand Counties Above 9000 Feet-
South and East Jackson/Larimer/North and Northeast Grand/
Northwest Boulder Counties Above 9000 Feet-
444 AM MDT Fri Oct 4 2019

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE MOUNTAINS, HIGH VALLEYS AND FRONT RANGE FOOTHILLS...

The National Weather Service in Denver has issued a Red Flag Warning FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY, which is in effect from noon today to 7 PM MDT this evening. The Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.

* Affected Area...Fire Weather Zones 211...212...213...214...215...216...217 and 218.

* Winds...Increasing to southwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph this afternoon.

* Timing...Friday afternoon and early evening.

* Relative Humidity...As low as 14 percent.

* Impacts...Conditions will be favorable for the rapid ignition, growth, and spread of fires.

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.
04 Oct 2019 09:16 #1
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Replied by FredHayek on topic Red Flag Warning October 4

Time for some rain or snow!
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04 Oct 2019 11:27 #2

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