483  
WWUS85 KGJT 200913  
RFWGJT  
 
URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO  
313 AM MDT THU JUN 20 2019  
 
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM MDT TODAY  
FOR GUSTY WINDS, LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND DRY FUELS FOR FIRE  
WEATHER ZONES 207 IN COLORADO AND FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 203, 290  
AND 292 BELOW 6500 FEET IN COLORADO AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 490  
BELOW 5000 FEET IN EASTERN UTAH...  
 
.STRONG WIND GUSTS BETWEEN 30 TO 40 MPH WILL COMBINE WITH  
RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES BELOW 15% AND DRY FUELS THIS AFTERNOON.  
CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL BE MET ACROSS THE WARNED  
AREA.  
 
COZ207-210000-  
/O.CON.KGJT.FW.W.0002.190620T1800Z-190621T0300Z/  
SOUTHWEST COLORADO LOWER FORECAST AREA-  
313 AM MDT THU JUN 20 2019  
 
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT  
THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR COLORADO FIRE  
WEATHER ZONE 207...  
 
* AFFECTED AREA...IN COLORADO, FIRE WEATHER ZONE 207 SOUTHWEST  
COLORADO LOWER FORECAST AREA.  
 
* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.  
 
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...10 TO 15 PERCENT.  
 
* IMPACTS...CONDITIONS WILL BE FAVORABLE FOR THE RAPID IGNITION,  
GROWTH, AND SPREAD OF FIRES. AGRICULTURAL BURNING IS STRONGLY  
DISCOURAGED.  
 
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.  
 

 
 

 
 
UTZ490-210000-  
/O.CON.KGJT.FW.W.0002.190620T1800Z-190621T0300Z/  
COLORADO RIVER BASIN-  
313 AM MDT THU JUN 20 2019  
 
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT  
THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR UTAH FIRE  
WEATHER ZONE 490 BELOW 5000 FEET...  
 
* AFFECTED AREA...IN UTAH, FIRE WEATHER ZONE 490 COLORADO RIVER  
BASIN BELOW 5000 FEET.  
 
* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.  
 
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...11 TO 16 PERCENT.  
 
* IMPACTS...CONDITIONS WILL BE FAVORABLE FOR THE RAPID IGNITION,  
GROWTH, AND SPREAD OF FIRES. AGRICULTURAL BURNING IS STRONGLY  
DISCOURAGED.  
 
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.  
 

 
 

 
 
COZ203-290-292-210000-  
/O.CON.KGJT.FW.W.0002.190620T1800Z-190621T0300Z/  
LOWER COLORADO RIVER-PARADOX VALLEY FORECAST AREA-  
NORTH FORK FORECAST AREA-  
313 AM MDT THU JUN 20 2019  
 
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT  
THIS EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR COLORADO FIRE  
WEATHER ZONES 203, 290 AND 292 BELOW 6500 FEET...  
 
* AFFECTED AREA...IN COLORADO, FIRE WEATHER ZONE 203 LOWER  
COLORADO RIVER, FIRE WEATHER ZONE 290 PARADOX VALLEY FORECAST  
AREA AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 292 NORTH FORK FORECAST AREA BELOW  
6500 FEET.  
 
* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.  
 
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...13 TO 18 PERCENT.  
 
* IMPACTS...CONDITIONS WILL BE FAVORABLE FOR THE RAPID IGNITION,  
GROWTH, AND SPREAD OF FIRES. AGRICULTURAL BURNING IS STRONGLY  
DISCOURAGED.  
 
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.  
 

 
 

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