La Plata County, Colorado
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Fire Weather Warning
COZ207-021800-
/O.CON.KGJT.FW.W.0002.150402T1800Z-150403T0300Z/
DURANGO FORECAST AREA-
330 AM MDT THU APR 2 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT
THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY...AND DRY FUELS FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 207 BELOW 8000 FEET...

* AFFECTED AREA...IN SOUTHWEST COLORADO...FIRE WEATHER ZONE
207...THE DURANGO FORECAST AREA...BELOW 8000 FEET.

* WIND...WEST 15 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40 MPH...BECOMING
NORTHWEST BY EVENING.

* HUMIDITY...10 TO 15 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF DRY FUELS...LOW HUMIDITIES...AND
GUSTY SURFACE WINDS WILL MAKE ANY FIRES DIFFICULT TO CONTROL.

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.

PLEASE ADVISE THE APPROPRIATE OFFICIALS AND AFFECTED FIELD
PERSONNEL OF THIS RED FLAG WARNING.

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