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Colorado, Washington County

Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 12:06 AM MDT on March 23, 2017

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on March 23, 2017


... Red flag warning remains in effect from noon today to 6 PM MDT
this evening for wind and low relative humidity for the Palmer
Divide and adjacent plains including Denver and areas east and
southeast...

* affected area... fire weather zones 216... 239... 240... 241...
245... 246... 247 and 249.

* Timing... gusty southerly winds will develop by midday Thursday
the afternoon with the relative humidities dropping to around
10 percent by early afternoon.

* Winds... southwest 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

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

* Impacts... conditions will be favorable for rapid ignition of
dry vegetation, fire growth and spread. Any outdoor burning is
strongly discouraged, and in some areas, illegal. Check with
local law enforcement.

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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