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Dolores County Emergency Alert System
Tuesday June 18th, 2019 :: 02:38 p.m. MDT

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Fire Weather Watch until 09:00PM Thursday

Strong wind gusts above 35 mph will combine with relative humidity values below 15% and dry fuels on Thursday afternoon. Critical fire weather conditions will be possible during the afternoon and early evening hours. The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a Fire Weather Watch for wind and low relative humidity, which is in effect from Thursday afternoon through Thursday evening.

* AFFECTED AREA...In Colorado, Fire Weather Zone 207 Southwest Colorado Lower Forecast Area. In Utah, Fire Weather Zone 490 Colorado River Basin.

* WINDS...Southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...10 to 15 percent.

* IMPACTS...Should these conditions develop, rapid rates of fire growth and spread are possible.

* AFFECTED AREAS: SOUTHWEST COLORADO LOWER FORECAST AREA ... COLORADO RIVER BASIN

Instructions:

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible Red Flag Warnings.

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Address/Location
Dolores County Emergency Alert System
8477 Rd 7.7
Dove Creek, CO 81324

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 970-677-2929

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Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Future - Responsive action SHOULD be taken in the near future
Certainty:
Possible (p <= ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Fire Weather Watch

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