... Red flag warning remains in effect from noon today to 8 PM MDT
through this evening for wind and low relative humidity for the
Palmer Divide area...
... Fire Weather Watch in effect from Friday
afternoon through Friday evening for wind and low relative
humidity for Park County and the Palmer Divide...
The National Weather Service in Denver has issued a Fire Weather
Watch for wind and low relative humidity... which is in effect
from Friday afternoon through Friday evening.
* Affected area... fire weather zones 214 and 241.
* Timing... critical fire weather conditions will develop this
afternoon as fuels continue to dry and winds increase. Critical
fire weather conditions are again possible on Friday afternoon.
* Winds... southwest 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.
* Relative humidity... as low as 7 percent.
* Impacts... the gusty winds and very low relative humidity may
cause rapid fire growth or extreme fire behavior of any
existing or new fires.
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.
A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible
red flag warnings.