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San Juan County OEM
Tuesday June 27th, 2017 :: 03:17 p.m. MDT

Advisory

RED FLAG WARNING 12 TO 8 PM MDT WEDNESDAY FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR SAN JUAN COUNTY. https://goo.gl/m9ht98

The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a Red
Flag Warning for wind and low relative humidity, which is in
effect from noon to 8 PM MDT Wednesday.

* AFFECTED AREA...In Colorado, Fire Weather Zone 293 Gunnison
Basin Forecast Area and Fire Weather Zone 295 Southwest
Colorado Upper East Forecast Area.

* WINDS...West 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...9 to 14 percent.

* IMPACTS...Fire starts could lead to quickly spreading fires
which could be difficult or impossible to control.

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.

Address/Location
San Juan County OEM
1557 Greene St
Silverton, CO 81433

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 970-387-5531

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