Red Flag Warning issued September 19 at 2:36AM MDT until September 19 at 8:00PM MDT by NWS Boulder
Boulder And Jefferson Counties Below 6000 Feet, West Broomfield County; Central and East Adams and Arapahoe Counties; Central and South Weld County; Logan County; Morgan County; North Douglas County Below 6000 Feet, Denver, West Adams and Arapahoe Counties, East Broomfield County; Northeast Weld County; Phillips County; Sedgwick County; Washington County
...Critical to Extreme Fire Weather Conditions this afternoon into
the early evening hours...
.West to southwest winds will increase ahead of a cold front.
Gusts to 50 mph will be possible over the higher terrain with
gusts from 30 to 40 mph at lower elevations. These winds combined
with relative humidity values of 8 to 15 percent will result in
extreme fire weather conditions in places. Winds are expected to
shift to the north this evening as a cold front pushes through.
Relative humidities are expected to rapidly improve behind the
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM MDT
THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR THE NORTHEAST
PLAINS OF COLORADO...
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 this morning to 8 PM MDT this evening. The Fire
Weather Watch is no longer in effect.
* Affected Area...Fire Weather Zones 239...240...242...243...
244...245...248...249...250 and 251.
* Timing...11 AM to 8 PM MDT Tuesday.
* Winds...Southwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.
* Relative Humidity...as low as 8 percent.
* Impacts...Gusty winds and low relative humidity will result in
critical fire weather conditions.
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.