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Southwest Colorado Lower Forecast Area-
Paradox Valley Forecast Area-
434 AM MDT Thu Sep 21 2017
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
7 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITYAND DRY
* AFFECTED AREA...In Colorado, Fire Weather Zone 207 Southwest
Colorado Lower Forecast Area and Fire Weather Zone 290 Paradox
Valley Forecast Area.
* WINDS...South 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...12 to 17 percent.
* IMPACTS...Fire starts and existing fires could be difficult or
impossible to control due to fast rates of spread.
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.