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Weather Alert Detail

  • Fire Weather Watch for Yuma County County, Colorado
  • Fire Weather Watch issued October 15 at 2:38AM MDT until October 15 at 6:00PM MDT by NWS
  • Effective: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at 2:38 a.m.
  • Expires: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at 6 p.m.
  • ...A FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS IN EFFECT DURING THE AFTERNOON HOURS
    FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES FOR EASTERN COLORADO...
    .WARM TEMPERATURES IN COMBINATION WITH LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES AND
    GUSTY WINDS IN EASTERN COLORADO WILL BRING THE POSSIBILITY OF
    CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS FOR EASTERN COLORADO THIS
    AFTERNOON.
    ...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM NOON MDT TODAY THROUGH THIS
    AFTERNOON FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES FOR FIRE
    WEATHER ZONES 252...253 AND 254...
    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GOODLAND HAS ISSUED A FIRE
    WEATHER WATCH FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES...WHICH
    IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON MDT TODAY THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON.
    * AFFECTED AREA...IN COLORADO...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 252 YUMA...
    FIRE WEATHER ZONE 253 KIT CARSON AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 254
    CHEYENNE CO.
    * WINDS...SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.
    * TIMING...NOON TO 6 PM MDT.
    * RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 14 PERCENT.
    * TEMPERATURES...IN THE UPPER 70S.
    * IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF WARM TEMPERATURES...LOW RELATIVE
    HUMIDITIES...AND GUSTY WINDS COULD PRODUCE CONDITIONS FAVORABLE
    FOR RAPID FIRE GROWTH.