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Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch

Statement as of 3:00 PM MDT on March 31, 2015

Expires 11:00 PM EDT on April 02, 2015


... Red flag warning in effect from noon to 6 PM MDT Wednesday for
gusty winds... low humidity... and dry fuels for fire weather zones
207 below 8000 feet and 290...
... Fire Weather Watch in effect from Thursday morning through
Thursday evening for gusty winds... low humidity... and dry fuels
for fire weather zones 207 below 8000 feet and 290...

The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a red
flag warning for gusty winds... low humidity... and dry fuels...
which is in effect from noon to 6 PM MDT Wednesday. A Fire
Weather Watch has also been issued. This Fire Weather Watch for
gusty winds... low humidity... and dry fuels is in effect from
Thursday morning through Thursday evening.

* Affected area... in Colorado... fire weather zone 207 Durango
forecast area below 8000 feet and fire weather zone 290 Paradox
Valley forecast area.

* Wind... southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Humidity... 9 to 14 percent.

* 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.

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible
red flag warnings.





Public Information Statement

Statement as of 7:54 PM MDT on March 31, 2015


... More record high temperatures today...

In Moab...

At Moab, the high temperature Tuesday was 84. This ties the record
high for March 31, last set in 1893.


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