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Colorado, Central Yampa River Basin

Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 2:53 PM MDT on April 19, 2018

Expires 11:00 PM EDT on April 19, 2018


... Red flag warning remains in effect until 9 PM MDT this evening
for wind and low relative humidity for fire weather zones 200,
202, 207, 290, 292 and 294...

* affected area... in Colorado, fire weather zone 200 little
snake forecast area, fire weather zone 202 White River
forecast area, fire weather zone 207 southwest Colorado lower
forecast area, fire weather zone 290 Paradox Valley forecast
area, fire weather zone 292 North Fork forecast area and fire
weather zone 294 southwest Colorado upper west forecast area.

* Winds... south 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* Relative humidity... 7 to 12 percent.

* Impacts... new fire starts may be difficult or impossible to
control due to fast rates of spread. Outdoor burning is
strongly discouraged.

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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