La Plata County, Colorado
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Weather Alerts: La Plata County, Colorado
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Fire Weather Warning
COZ203-207-290-291-294-UTZ486-487-490-491-270600-
/O.NEW.KGJT.FW.W.0013.170627T1700Z-170628T0200Z/
/O.NEW.KGJT.FW.A.0012.170628T1800Z-170629T0200Z/
Lower Colorado River-Southwest Colorado Lower Forecast Area-
Paradox Valley Forecast Area-Northern San Juan Forecast Area-
Southwest Colorado Upper West Forecast Area-Eastern Uinta Basin-
Book Cliffs-Colorado River Basin-Southeast Utah-
252 PM MDT Mon Jun 26 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM MDT TUESDAY FOR
GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 203,
207, 290, 291, 294, 486, 487, 490 AND 491...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 203, 207, 290, 291, 294, 486, 487, 490 AND
491...

The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a Red
Flag Warning for gusty winds and low relative humidity, which is
in effect from 11 AM to 8 PM MDT Tuesday. A Fire Weather Watch has
also been issued. This Fire Weather Watch for gusty winds and low
relative humidity is in effect from Wednesday afternoon through
Wednesday evening.

* AFFECTED AREA...In Colorado, Fire Weather Zone 203 Lower
Colorado River, Fire Weather Zone 207 Southwest Colorado Lower
Forecast Area, Fire Weather Zone 290 Paradox Valley Forecast
Area, Fire Weather Zone 291 Northern San Juan Forecast Area
and Fire Weather Zone 294 Southwest Colorado Upper West
Forecast Area. In Utah, Fire Weather Zone 486 Eastern Uinta
Basin, Fire Weather Zone 487 Book Cliffs, Fire Weather Zone
490 Colorado River Basin and Fire Weather Zone 491 Southeast
Utah.

* WINDS...Southwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...5 to 10 percent.

* IMPACTS...Fire starts could lead to quickly spreading fires
which could be difficult or impossible 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.

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible
Red Flag Warnings.

&&

$$

Fire Weather Watch
COZ203-207-290-291-294-UTZ486-487-490-491-270600-
/O.NEW.KGJT.FW.W.0013.170627T1700Z-170628T0200Z/
/O.NEW.KGJT.FW.A.0012.170628T1800Z-170629T0200Z/
Lower Colorado River-Southwest Colorado Lower Forecast Area-
Paradox Valley Forecast Area-Northern San Juan Forecast Area-
Southwest Colorado Upper West Forecast Area-Eastern Uinta Basin-
Book Cliffs-Colorado River Basin-Southeast Utah-
252 PM MDT Mon Jun 26 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM MDT TUESDAY FOR
GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 203,
207, 290, 291, 294, 486, 487, 490 AND 491...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 203, 207, 290, 291, 294, 486, 487, 490 AND
491...

The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a Red
Flag Warning for gusty winds and low relative humidity, which is
in effect from 11 AM to 8 PM MDT Tuesday. A Fire Weather Watch has
also been issued. This Fire Weather Watch for gusty winds and low
relative humidity is in effect from Wednesday afternoon through
Wednesday evening.

* AFFECTED AREA...In Colorado, Fire Weather Zone 203 Lower
Colorado River, Fire Weather Zone 207 Southwest Colorado Lower
Forecast Area, Fire Weather Zone 290 Paradox Valley Forecast
Area, Fire Weather Zone 291 Northern San Juan Forecast Area
and Fire Weather Zone 294 Southwest Colorado Upper West
Forecast Area. In Utah, Fire Weather Zone 486 Eastern Uinta
Basin, Fire Weather Zone 487 Book Cliffs, Fire Weather Zone
490 Colorado River Basin and Fire Weather Zone 491 Southeast
Utah.

* WINDS...Southwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...5 to 10 percent.

* IMPACTS...Fire starts could lead to quickly spreading fires
which could be difficult or impossible 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.

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible
Red Flag Warnings.

&&

$$

Flood Advisory
COC067-270100-
/O.NEW.KGJT.FA.Y.0002.170626T2203Z-170627T0100Z/
/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
La Plata CO-
403 PM MDT MON JUN 26 2017

The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a

* Arroyo and Small Stream Flood Advisory for...
Central La Plata County in southwestern Colorado...

* Until 700 PM MDT

* At 401 PM MDT, Doppler radar indicated moderate to heavy rain due
to thunderstorms. This will cause arroyo and small stream flooding
in the advisory area. These rainfall rates may cause minor mud and
rock slides.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
Durango and Trimble.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

&&

LAT...LON 3741 10774 3733 10773 3722 10781 3726 10789
3729 10791 3741 10789

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