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Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 3:14 PM MDT Jun. 25, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning in effect from noon to 9 PM MDT Wednesday for
wind and low relative humidity for fire weather zone 490 below
5000 feet...

The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a red
flag warning below 5000 feet for wind and low relative humidity,
which is in effect from noon to 9 PM MDT Wednesday.

* Affected area...

in Utah,

fire weather zone 490 Colorado River Basin below 5000 feet.

* Winds... southwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Relative humidity... 7 to 12 percent.

* Impacts... if these conditions develop, rapid rates of fire
growth and spread are possible.

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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