... Red flag warning remains in effect from noon today to 9 PM MDT
this evening for gusty winds... low humidity... dry fuels and
Haines index of 6... for fire weather zone 207 below 8500 feet...
... Fire Weather Watch remains in effect from Friday afternoon
through Friday evening for gusty winds... low humidity... dry fuels
and Haines index of 6... for fire weather zone 207 below
* affected area... in southwest Colorado... fire weather zone 207
Durango forecast area.
* Winds... south 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.
* Relative humidity... 5 to 10 percent.
* Haines index... 6.
* Impacts... strong gusty winds... low humidity... and dry fuels
will combine to produce critical fire weather conditions and
rapid fire growth if any fires ignite.
A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are expected to occur. 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.
A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible
red flag warnings.
For more information from NOAA/National Weather Service visit...
http://weather.Gov/gjt (all lower case)