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Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 3:32 AM MDT on October 20, 2017

Expires 2:00 AM EDT on October 21, 2017


... Red flag warning remains in effect from noon today to midnight
MDT tonight for low relative humidity and gusty winds for fire
weather zones 259... 297... 298 and 299...

* affected area... fire weather zones 259... 260... 261... 262...
297... 298 and 299.

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

* Relative humidity... as low as 10 to 15 percent.

* Temperatures... in the mid 70s to mid 80s.

* Impacts... the combination of gusty winds and low relative
humidity will produce critical fire weather conditions.

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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