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  • Red Flag Warning for Rabbit Ears, Medicine Bow Ranges County, Colorado
  • Red Flag Warning issued March 28 at 9:30AM MDT until March 28 at 6:00PM MDT by NWS
  • Effective: Saturday, March 28, 2015 at 9:30 a.m.
  • Expires: Saturday, March 28, 2015 at 6 p.m.
  • ...HIGH FIRE DANGER THIS AFTERNOON NEAR THE WYOMING BORDER AND
    ALONG THE BASE OF THE FRONT RANGE FOOTHILLS...
    UNSEASONABLY WARM TEMPERATURES...VERY LOW HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WEST
    WINDS WILL COMBINE TO PRODUCE HIGH TO VERY HIGH RANGELAND FIRE
    DANGER THIS AFTERNOON. THESE CONDITIONS WILL BE MOST LIKELY NEAR
    THE WYOMING BORDER IN LARIMER AND WELD COUNTIES WHERE WINDS WILL
    GUST TO NEAR 30 MPH THIS AFTERNOON. THE DEVELOPMENT OF VERY WARM
    AND GUSTY DOWNSLOPE WINDS AREAS ALONG THE BASE OF THE FRONT RANGE
    FOOTHILLS IN BOULDER AND JEFFERSON COUNTIES WILL ALSO PRODUCE
    HIGH FIRE DANGER PARTICULARLY IN OPEN AREAS.
    ...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 6 PM MDT TODAY
    FOR GUSTY WEST WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR ZONES 238 AND
    242 UP ALONG THE WYOMING BORDER IN LARIMER AND WELD COUNTIES...
    * AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 238 AND 242.
    * TIMING...RED FLAG CONDITIONS WILL DEVELOP BY NOON AND CONTINUE
    UNTIL TEMPERATURES AND WIND SPEEDS DECREASE AROUND 6 PM.
    * WINDS...WEST 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.
    * RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 12 PERCENT.
    * IMPACTS...FIRES WILL IGNITE EASILY AND SPREAD RAPIDLY UNDER
    THESE CONDITIONS.

  • Red Flag Warning for Rabbit Ears, Medicine Bow Ranges County, Colorado
  • Red Flag Warning issued March 28 at 9:30AM MDT until March 28 at 6:00PM MDT by NWS
  • Effective: Saturday, March 28, 2015 at 9:30 a.m.
  • Expires: Saturday, March 28, 2015 at 6 p.m.
  • ...HIGH FIRE DANGER THIS AFTERNOON NEAR THE WYOMING BORDER AND
    ALONG THE BASE OF THE FRONT RANGE FOOTHILLS...
    UNSEASONABLY WARM TEMPERATURES...VERY LOW HUMIDITY AND GUSTY WEST
    WINDS WILL COMBINE TO PRODUCE HIGH TO VERY HIGH RANGELAND FIRE
    DANGER THIS AFTERNOON. THESE CONDITIONS WILL BE MOST LIKELY NEAR
    THE WYOMING BORDER IN LARIMER AND WELD COUNTIES WHERE WINDS WILL
    GUST TO NEAR 30 MPH THIS AFTERNOON. THE DEVELOPMENT OF VERY WARM
    AND GUSTY DOWNSLOPE WINDS AREAS ALONG THE BASE OF THE FRONT RANGE
    FOOTHILLS IN BOULDER AND JEFFERSON COUNTIES WILL ALSO PRODUCE
    HIGH FIRE DANGER PARTICULARLY IN OPEN AREAS.
    ...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 6 PM MDT TODAY FOR
    GUSTY WEST WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY ALONG THE BASE OF THE
    FRONT RANGE FOOTHILLS IN BOULDER AND JEFFERSON COUNTIES.
    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DENVER HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
    WARNING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
    UNTIL 6 PM MDT THIS EVENING.
    * AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 239.
    * TIMING...RED FLAG CONDITIONS WILL DEVELOP BY NOON AND CONTINUE
    UNTIL TEMPERATURES AND WIND SPEEDS DECREASE AROUND 6 PM.
    * WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.
    * RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 13 PERCENT.
    * IMPACTS...FIRES WILL IGNITE EASILY AND SPREAD RAPIDLY UNDER
    THESE CONDITIONS.