750  
WWUS85 KGJT 190939  
RFWGJT  
 
URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO  
339 AM MDT WED JUN 19 2019  
 
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON  
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY 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  
IN EASTERN UTAH...  
 
.STRONG WIND GUSTS ABOVE 35 MPH WILL COMBINE WITH RELATIVE  
HUMIDITY VALUES BELOW 15% AND DRY FUELS TOMORROW AFTERNOON.  
CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL BE POSSIBLE DURING THE  
AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING HOURS.  
 
COZ207-UTZ490-192300-  
/O.CON.KGJT.FW.A.0003.190620T1800Z-190621T0300Z/  
SOUTHWEST COLORADO LOWER FORECAST AREA-COLORADO RIVER BASIN-  
339 AM MDT WED JUN 19 2019  
 
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON  
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR  
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 207 AND 490...  
 
* 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 40 MPH.  
 
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...10 TO 15 PERCENT.  
 
* IMPACTS...SHOULD THESE CONDITIONS DEVELOP, RAPID RATES OF FIRE  
GROWTH AND SPREAD ARE POSSIBLE.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS  
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE  
RED FLAG WARNINGS.  
 

 
 

 
 
COZ203-290-292-192300-  
/O.CON.KGJT.FW.A.0003.190620T1800Z-190621T0300Z/  
LOWER COLORADO RIVER-PARADOX VALLEY FORECAST AREA-  
NORTH FORK FORECAST AREA-  
339 AM MDT WED JUN 19 2019  
 
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON  
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR  
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  
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 292 NORTH FORK FORECAST AREA  
BELOW 6500 FEET.  
 
* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.  
 
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...13 TO 18 PERCENT.  
 
* IMPACTS...SHOULD THESE CONDITIONS DEVELOP, RAPID RATES OF FIRE  
GROWTH AND SPREAD ARE POSSIBLE.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS  
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE  
RED FLAG WARNINGS.  
 

 
 

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