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Southwest Colorado Lower Forecast Area-
Paradox Valley Forecast Area-
446 AM MDT Thu May 25 2017
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM MDT
THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND DRY
FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 290...
* AFFECTED AREA...In Colorado, Fire Weather Zone 207 Southwest
Colorado Lower Forecast Area and Fire Weather Zone 290 Paradox
Valley Forecast Area.
* WINDS...Southwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...11 to 16 percent.
* IMPACTS...Fire starts or existing fires may become difficult
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.