Cortez, CO

5:45 PM MDT on September 20, 2017 (GMT -0600)
North Cortez | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Fire Weather Warning

Elev 6120 ft 37.36 °N, 108.57 °W | Updated 7 minutes ago

Clear
Clear
78.8 °F
Feels Like 78 °F
N
5.6
Wind Variable Wind from SW
Gusts 7.4 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.76 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 78 °F
Dew Point 36 °F
Humidity 21%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:00 AM 7:13 PM
New Moon, 1% visible
METAR KCEZ 202253Z AUTO 19011KT 10SM CLR 27/M03 A2996 RMK AO2 SLP077 T02671033
Pressure 29.76 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 78 °F
Dew Point 36 °F
Humidity 21%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:00 AM 7:13 PM
New Moon, 1% visible
METAR KCEZ 202253Z AUTO 19011KT 10SM CLR 27/M03 A2996 RMK AO2 SLP077 T02671033

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Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 3:10 PM MDT Sep. 20, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning in effect from 1 PM to 7 PM MDT Thursday for
wind and low relative humidity for fire weather zones 207 and
290...

The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a red
flag warning for wind and low relative humidity, which is in
effect from 1 PM to 7 PM MDT Thursday.

* Affected area... in Colorado, fire weather zone 207 southwest
Colorado lower forecast area and fire weather zone 290 Paradox
Valley forecast area.

* Winds... by early afternoon south winds will be increasing to 15
to 25 mph with gusts up to 45 mph in portions of southwest
Colorado.

* Relative humidity... 10 to 15 percent.

* Impacts... fire starts could lead to quickly spreading fires
which could be difficult or impossible 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.



For more information from the National Weather Service visit...
http://weather.Gov/gjt