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Central and Southeast Park County-
Jefferson and West Douglas Counties Above 6000 Feet/Gilpin/Clear
Creek/Northeast Park Counties Below 9000 Feet-
North Douglas County Below 6000 Feet/Denver/West Adams and
Arapahoe Counties/East Broomfield County-
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North and Northeast Elbert County Below 6000 Feet/North Lincoln
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259 PM MDT Thu Apr 19 2018
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING
FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR SOUTH PARK...SOUTHERN
FRONT RANGE FOOTHILLS...PALMER DIVIDE...DENVER...AND ADJACENT
PLAINS EAST AND NORTHEAST THROUGH WELD AND LINCOLN COUNTIES...
* Affected Area...Fire Weather Zones 214...216...240...241...
242...243...244...245...246 and 247.
* Timing...Strong winds and low humidities will remain in place
through early evening. The humidities will improve this
evening, but it will remain windy overnight.
* Winds...Southeast 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.
* Relative Humidity...As low as 12 percent.
* Impacts...Conditions will be favorable for new fire starts and
rapid wildfire growth.
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.
Open burning is strongly discouraged if not prohibited on Red Flag