Pitkin County, Colorado
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Fire Weather Warning
COZ205-261200-
/O.CON.KGJT.FW.W.0012.180526T1600Z-180527T0400Z/
Colorado River Headwaters-
942 PM MDT Fri May 25 2018

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 10 PM MDT
SATURDAY FOR GUSTY WINDS, LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND DRY FUELS FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 205 BELOW 7500 FEET...

* AFFECTED AREA...In Colorado, Fire Weather Zone 205 Colorado
River Headwaters below 7500 feet.

* WINDS...Southwest 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...7 to 12 percent.

* IMPACTS...New fire starts may be difficult or impossible to
control due to fast rates of spread. Outdoor burning is
strongly discouraged.

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.

&&

$$

Fire Weather Warning
COZ203-261200-
/O.CON.KGJT.FW.W.0012.180526T1600Z-180527T0400Z/
Lower Colorado River-
942 PM MDT Fri May 25 2018

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 10 PM MDT
SATURDAY FOR GUSTY WINDS, LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND DRY FUELS FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 203 BELOW 9000 FEET...

* AFFECTED AREA...In Colorado, Fire Weather Zone 203 Lower
Colorado River below 9000 feet.

* WINDS...Southwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...5 to 10 percent.

* IMPACTS...New fire starts may be difficult or impossible to
control due to fast rates of spread. Outdoor burning is
strongly discouraged.

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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