... Red flag warning remains in effect from noon to 9 PM MDT
Saturday for gusty winds... low humidity high Haines... Haines
index of 6 and dry fuels for fire weather zones 207 below
8500 feet and 291 below 9500 feet...
... Red flag warning has expired for gusty winds... low humidity
high Haines... Haines index of 6 and dry fuels for fire weather
zones 207 below 8500 feet and 291 below 9500 feet...
* affected area... in Colorado... fire weather zone 207 Durango
forecast area and fire weather zone 291 northern San Juan
* Winds... south 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 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 for fire starts.
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.
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