EXTREME FIRE WEATHER - RED FLAG WARNING


RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM TO 9 PM MDT FRIDAY
FOR EXTREME FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS FOR THE SOUTHERN FRONT RANGE
FOOTHILLS AND ALL OF THE PLAINS...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 215, 216,
AND 238 THROUGH 251...

* Affected Area...Fire Weather Zones 215, 216, 238, 239, 240,
241, 242, 243, 244, 245, 246, 247, 248, 249, 250 and 251.

* Timing...Winds will become strong in the morning into the early
afternoon Friday, and then remain strong through the early
evening hours. Humidities will plunge during this time as well.

* Winds...South 30 to 40 mph with gusts up to 65 mph.

* Relative Humidity...As low as 6 percent.

* Impacts...Any fire that starts will have the potential to
spread rapidly, and would be difficult if not impossible to
control. Avoid any and all outdoor activities that may produce
a spark and start a fast moving and potentially destructive
wildfire.

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