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Dolores County Emergency Alert System
Wednesday June 15th, 2022 :: 02:07 p.m. MDT

Advisory

Fire Weather Watch until 09:00PM Friday

The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a Fire Weather Watch for thunderstorms, which is in effect from Friday afternoon through Friday evening.

* 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 and Fire Weather Zone 292 North Fork Forecast Area.

* IMPACTS...Dry lightning may cause fire starts in the afternoon and evening hours.

* THUNDERSTORMS...Will form early in the afternoon and continue through the evening hours. The biggest threat will occur late afternoon through the early evening hours.

* OUTFLOW WINDS...Gusty and variable winds of 40 to 50 mph are possible from any convection that forms.

* AFFECTED AREAS: LOWER COLORADO RIVER ... SOUTHWEST COLORADO LOWER FORECAST AREA ... PARADOX VALLEY ... NORTH FORK

Instructions:

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible Red Flag Warnings.

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:
Future - Responsive action SHOULD be taken in the near future
Certainty:
Possible (p <= ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Fire Weather Watch

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