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Lower Colorado River-Southwest Colorado Lower Forecast Area-
Paradox Valley Forecast Area-
136 PM MDT Sat Apr 22 2017
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 8 PM MDT
SUNDAY FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
203, 207 AND 290...
* AFFECTED AREA...In Colorado, Fire Weather Zone 203 Lower
Colorado River, Fire Weather Zone 207 Southwest Colorado Lower
Forecast Area and Fire Weather Zone 290 Paradox Valley
* WINDS...Southwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...10 to 15 percent.
* IMPACTS...Critical fire weather conditions may develop Sunday
afternoon and evening. Low relative humidity and strong winds
combined with dry fuels could cause existing or new fires to
be difficult to control.
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.