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Dolores County Emergency Alert System
Saturday June 11th, 2022 :: 01:23 p.m. MDT

Alert

Red Flag Warning until 11:00PM Monday

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 11 PM MDT MONDAY FOR GUSTY WINDS, LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND DRY FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 203, 207, 290, 291, 292, 293, 294, 295, 487, 490, AND 491... The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a Red Flag Warning for gusty winds, low relative humidity and dry fuels, which is in effect from 11 AM to 11 PM MDT Monday. The Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.

* AFFECTED AREA...In Colorado, Fire Weather Zone 203 Lower Colorado River, Fire Weather Zone 207 Southwest Colorado Lower Forecast Area, Fire Weather Zone 290 Paradox Valley Forecast Area, Fire Weather Zone 291 Northern San Juan Forecast Area, Fire Weather Zone 292 North Fork Forecast Area, Fire Weather Zone 293 Gunnison Basin Forecast Area, Fire Weather Zone 294 Southwest Colorado Upper West Forecast Area and Fire Weather Zone 295 Southwest Colorado Upper East Forecast Area. In Utah, Fire Weather Zone 487 Book Cliffs, Fire Weather Zone 490 Colorado River Basin and Fire Weather Zone 491 Southeast Utah.

* WINDS...Southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts 25 to 35 mph on Sunday. Southwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts 40 to 50 mph on Monday. Cold frontal passage late Monday will turn winds to the Northwest.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...5 to 10 percent.

* IMPACTS...Conditions could be favorable for easy ignition and rapid spread of fires due to low relative humidity and strong gusty winds.

* AFFECTED AREAS: LOWER COLORADO RIVER ... SOUTHWEST COLORADO LOWER FORECAST AREA ... PARADOX VALLEY ... NORTHERN SAN JUAN ... NORTH FORK ... GUNNISON BASIN ... SOUTHWEST COLORADO UPPER WEST FORECAST AREA ... SOUTHWEST COLORADO UPPER EAST FORECAST AREA ... BOOK CLIFFS ... COLORADO RIVER BASIN ... SOUTHEAST UTAH

Instructions:

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.

Address/Location
Dolores County Emergency Alert System
8477 Rd 7.7
Dove Creek, CO 81324

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 970-677-2929

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Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Red Flag Warning

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