Four Corners/Upper Dolores River Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Fire Weather Warning
Statement as of 9:08 PM MDT on April 01, 2015

... Red flag warning remains in effect from noon to 9 PM MDT
Thursday for gusty winds... low humidity... and dry fuels for fire
weather zone 207 below 8000 feet...

* affected area... in Colorado... fire weather zone 207 Durango
forecast area.

* Wind... southwest from 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 45 mph will develop
by midday Thursday and continue through Thursday evening.

* Humidity... 10 to 15 percent by Thursday afternoon.

* Impacts... the combination of dry fuels... low humidities... and
gusty surface winds will make any fires difficult to control.

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.

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)