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Fire Weather Watch
Issued: 2:10 PM MDT May. 24, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Fire Weather Watch remains in effect from Saturday morning
through Saturday evening for gusty winds, low relative humidity
and dry fuels for fire weather zones 200, 202, 207, 290, 291,
292, 293, 294 and 295...

* affected area... in Colorado, fire weather zone 200 little
snake forecast area, fire weather zone 202 White River
forecast area, fire weather zone 207 southwest Colorado lower
forecast area, fire weather zone 290 Paradox Valley forecast
area, fire weather zone 291 northern San Juan forecast area,
fire weather zone 292 North Fork forecast area, fire weather
zone 293 Gunnison basin forecast area, fire weather zone 294
southwest Colorado upper west forecast area and fire weather
zone 295 southwest Colorado upper east forecast area.

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

* Relative humidity... 6 to 11 percent.

* Impacts... new fire starts may be difficult or impossible to
control due to fast rates of spread. Outdoor burning is
strongly discouraged.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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



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


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