618  
WWUS85 KGJT 200300  
RFWGJT  
 
URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO  
900 PM MDT THU APR 19 2018  
 
COZ200-202-207-290-292-294-200400-  
/O.EXP.KGJT.FW.W.0006.000000T0000Z-180420T0300Z/  
LITTLE SNAKE FORECAST AREA-WHITE RIVER FORECAST AREA-  
SOUTHWEST COLORADO LOWER FORECAST AREA-  
PARADOX VALLEY FORECAST AREA-NORTH FORK FORECAST AREA-  
SOUTHWEST COLORADO UPPER WEST FORECAST AREA-  
900 PM MDT THU APR 19 2018  
 
...RED FLAG WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR WIND  
AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 200, 202, 207,  
290, 292 AND 294...  
 
FALLING TEMPERATURES AND AN INFLUX OF MOISTURE HAVE CAUSED  
RELATIVE HUMIDITY TO RECOVER ABOVE 15 PERCENT. MEANWHILE, WINDS  
HAVE DECREASED AND THEREFORE, EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR IS NO LONGER  
A THREAT AND THE RED FLAG WARNING WILL BE ALLOWED TO EXPIRE.  
 

 
 
COZ203-200400-  
/O.EXP.KGJT.FW.W.0006.000000T0000Z-180420T0300Z/  
LOWER COLORADO RIVER-  
900 PM MDT THU APR 19 2018  
 
...RED FLAG WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR WIND  
AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 203 BELOW  
6000 FEET...  
 
FALLING TEMPERATURES AND AN INFLUX OF MOISTURE HAVE CAUSED  
RELATIVE HUMIDITY TO RECOVER ABOVE 15 PERCENT. MEANWHILE, WINDS  
HAVE DECREASED AND THEREFORE, EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR IS NO LONGER  
A THREAT AND THE RED FLAG WARNING WILL BE ALLOWED TO EXPIRE.  
 

 
 
COZ295-200400-  
/O.EXP.KGJT.FW.W.0006.000000T0000Z-180420T0300Z/  
SOUTHWEST COLORADO UPPER EAST FORECAST AREA-  
900 PM MDT THU APR 19 2018  
 
...RED FLAG WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR WIND  
AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 295 BELOW  
8000 FEET...  
 
FALLING TEMPERATURES AND AN INFLUX OF MOISTURE HAVE CAUSED  
RELATIVE HUMIDITY TO RECOVER ABOVE 15 PERCENT. MEANWHILE, WINDS  
HAVE DECREASED AND THEREFORE, EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR IS NO LONGER  
A THREAT AND THE RED FLAG WARNING WILL BE ALLOWED TO EXPIRE.  
 

 
 
FOR MORE INFORMATION FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VISIT...  
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/GJT  
 
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