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Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 3:23 PM MDT Jun. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect until 10 PM MDT this
evening for gusty winds, low humidity and dry fuels for Colorado
fire weather zones 203, 207, 290, 292 and Utah fire weather zones
486, 487, 490 and 491...

* 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 and fire weather zone 292 North Fork 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... west 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Relative humidity... 7 to 12 percent.

* Impacts... fire starts could lead to quickly spreading fires
which could be difficult to 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.



For more information from the National Weather Service visit...
http://weather.Gov/gjt


Public Information Statement
Issued: 1:51 PM MDT Jun. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Rainfall reports...

Location amount time/date lat/Lon
Paonia 2.1 SSE 0.02 in 0700 am 06/22 38.84n/107.57w
Steamboat Springs. Upper col 0.02 in 0115 PM 06/22 40.49n/106.85w
Avon 2n 0.02 in 0600 am 06/22 39.67n/106.55w
Craig coop 0.02 in 0700 am 06/22 40.45n/107.61w
Dolores 4.8 ENE 0.01 in 0700 am 06/22 37.49n/108.42w
Craig 1.2 ESE 0.01 in 0700 am 06/22 40.51n/107.53w
Shoshone 0.01 in 0730 am 06/22 39.57n/107.23w
Flaming Gorge rsvr nr. Upper 0.01 in 1253 PM 06/22 40.91n/109.42w
Black Canyon of the Gunnison 0.01 in 0800 am 06/22 38.55n/107.69w
Gunnison coop 0.01 in 0800 am 06/22 38.53n/106.97w

... Wind reports...

Location speed time/date lat/Lon
Grand Junction Airport 70 mph 0524 PM 06/21 39.12n/108.52w
Craig Airport 53 mph 0349 PM 06/21 40.50n/107.52w
Rifle Airport 51 mph 0631 PM 06/21 39.53n/107.72w
canyonlands/Moab Airport 47 mph 0428 PM 06/21 38.76n/109.75w
Durango Airport 45 mph 0330 PM 06/21 37.14n/107.76w
Aspen Airport 44 mph 0442 PM 06/21 39.22n/106.87w
Hayden 41 mph 0355 PM 06/21 40.48n/107.22w
Gunnison Airport 39 mph 0340 PM 06/21 38.53n/106.93w
Eagle Airport 35 mph 0350 PM 06/21 39.64n/106.92w
Eagle Airport 35 mph 0350 PM 06/21 39.64n/106.92w
Meeker Airport 33 mph 0354 PM 06/21 40.05n/107.89w
Cortez Airport 32 mph 0344 PM 06/21 37.30n/108.63w
sunlight mountain 31 mph 0334 PM 06/21 39.43n/107.38w
Vernal Airport 13 mph 1153 PM 06/21 40.44n/109.51w

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposures. We thank all volunteer weather observers
for their dedication. Not all data listed are considered official.


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