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Paradox Valley Forecast Area-
225 PM MDT Wed May 24 2017
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 7 PM MDT THURSDAY IN
SOUTHWEST COLORADO FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND
DRY FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 290...
The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a Red
Flag Warning for gusty winds...low relative humidity...and dry
fuels, which is in effect from noon to 7 PM MDT Thursday.
* AFFECTED AREA...In southwest Colorado, Fire Weather Zone 290
Paradox Valley Forecast Area.
* WINDS...West 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...11 to 16 percent.
* IMPACTS...Fire starts or existing fires may become difficult
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.