South and Southeast Grand/West Central and Southwest Boulder/Gilpin/Clear Creek/Summit/North and West Park Counties Above 9000 Feet Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 2:25 PM MDT Jun. 21, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning in effect from 10 am to 9 PM MDT Friday for
wind and low relative humidity for fire weather zone 205 below
7500 feet...

The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a red
flag warning below 7500 feet for wind and low relative humidity,
which is in effect from 10 am to 9 PM MDT Friday.

* Affected area... in Colorado, fire weather zone 205 Colorado
River headwaters below 7500 feet.

* Winds... west 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

* Relative humidity... 13 to 18 percent.

* Impacts...

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.