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Colorado, Yuma County

Blowing Dust Advisory

Statement as of 1:55 PM CDT on April 23, 2014

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on April 24, 2014


... Blowing dust advisory remains in effect from 5 PM MDT /6 PM
CDT/ this afternoon to midnight MDT /1 am CDT/ tonight...

* peak winds... sustained north to northwest winds of 30 to 40
mph with gusts to 55 mph are expected. A few gusts over 55 mph
can not be ruled out.

* Timing/duration... blowing dust is expected to enter Yuma County
around 5 PM MDT and quickly move south through the rest of the
advisory area through midnight MDT (1 am cdt).

* Other impacts... blowing dust may reduce visibilities suddenly
to near zero... especially in areas where plowed fields exist.
Motorists should drive carefully through areas of low
visibilities. If you see an advancing wall of dust do not
drive through it if at all possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A blowing dust advisory means that blowing dust will occasionally
restrict visibility to less than one mile. Travelers are urged to
use caution and be alert to rapidly changing visibility...
especially near open fields.




Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 9:51 AM CDT on April 23, 2014

Expires 7:00 PM EDT on April 23, 2014


... Red flag warning in effect from noon MDT /1 PM CDT/ today to
5 PM MDT /6 PM CDT/ this afternoon for wind and low relative
humidity for fire weather zones 001... 013... 027... 041 and 252...

The National Weather Service in Goodland has issued a red flag
warning for wind and low relative humidity... which is in effect
from noon MDT /1 PM CDT/ today to 5 PM MDT /6 PM CDT/ this
afternoon.

* Affected area... in Colorado... fire weather zone 252 Yuma. In
Kansas... fire weather zone 001 Cheyenne KS... fire weather zone
013 Sherman... fire weather zone 027 Wallace and fire weather
zone 041 Greeley.

* Winds... west 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Relative humidity... as low as 15 percent.

* Impacts... the main impact to fire fighters will be timing the
wind shift with the cold frontal passage. Emergency personnel
should keep up to date on the wind forecast as a sudden shift
from the southwest to the north will occur with the front.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now... or are imminent. A combination of
strong winds... low relative humidity... and warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.





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