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Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 10:47 AM MDT on March 22, 2017

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on March 23, 2017


... Red flag warning in effect from noon to 6 PM MDT Thursday for
wind and low relative humidity for the Palmer Divide and adjacent
plains including Denver and areas east and southeast...

The National Weather Service in Denver has issued a red flag
warning for wind and low relative humidity... which is in effect
from noon to 6 PM MDT Thursday. The Fire Weather Watch is no
longer in effect.

* Affected area... fire weather zones 240... 241... 245... 246...
247 and 249.

* Timing... gusty southerly winds will develop by midday Thursday
the afternoon with the relative humidities dropping to around
10 percent by early afternoon.

* Winds... south 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Relative humidity... as low as 10 percent.

* Impacts... conditions will be favorable for rapid ignition of
dry vegetation, fire growth and spread. Any outdoor burning is
strongly discouraged, and in some areas, illegal. Check with local
law enforcement.

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.






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