... Red flag warning remains in effect from noon Wednesday to
10 PM MDT Thursday for Colorado fire weather zones 207 and 293...
for gusty winds... low humidity... and dry fuels...
* affected area...
in western Colorado...
fire weather zone 207 Durango forecast area below 9000 feet... and
fire weather zone 293 Gunnison basin forecast area below 10500 feet.
* Winds... southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph on Wednesday.
* Relative humidity... 7 to 12 percent.
* Impacts... rapid fire growth on any wildfires or prescribed
Burns and agricultural Burns is possible. Open burning is not
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.
Please advise the appropriate officials and affected field
personnel of this red flag warning.
For more information from NOAA/National Weather Service visit...
http://weather.Gov/gjt (all lower case)