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Colorado, North and Northeast Elbert County Below 6000 Feet/North Lincoln County

Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 8:27 PM MST on February 21, 2017

Expires 8:00 PM EST on February 22, 2017


... Red flag warning in effect from 11 am to 6 PM MST Wednesday
for wind and low relative humidity for portions of Lincoln and
Elbert counties...

The National Weather Service in Denver has issued a red flag
warning for wind and low relative humidity... which is in effect
from 11 am to 6 PM MST Wednesday. The Fire Weather Watch is no
longer in effect.

* Affected area... fire weather zones 241... 246 and 247.

* Timing... gusty winds and warm temperatures will produce
another round of high fire danger for the area by late
Wednesday morning through Wednesday afternoon.

* Winds... southwest 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Relative humidity... as low as 10 percent.

* Impacts... if a fire starts, it will be capable of spreading
rapidly through grasses and brush due to the strong winds.

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.






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