Roan and Tavaputs Plateaus Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

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Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch
Issued: 11:49 PM MDT Jun. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect from 10 am to 8 PM MDT
Thursday for wind and low relative humidity for fire weather
zones 200 and 202...
... Fire Weather Watch remains in effect from Friday morning
through Friday evening for wind and low relative humidity for
fire weather zones 200 and 202...

* affected area... in Colorado, fire weather zone 200 little
snake forecast area and fire weather zone 202 White River
forecast area.

* Winds... southwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph. Winds
shift to the northwest on Friday.

* Relative humidity... 10 to 15 percent both this afternoon and
possibly again Friday afternoon.

* Impacts... rapid rates of fire growth and spread are possible
under these conditions.

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.






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