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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Denver/Boulder CO
1039 AM MDT Thu Jul 18 2019

COZ030>051-191645-
Jackson County Below 9000 Feet-
West Jackson and West Grand Counties Above 9000 Feet-
Grand and Summit Counties Below 9000 Feet-
South and East Jackson/Larimer/North and Northeast Grand/
Northwest Boulder Counties Above 9000 Feet-
South and Southeast Grand/West Central and Southwest Boulder/
Gilpin/Clear Creek/Summit/North and West Park Counties Above
9000 Feet-Larimer and Boulder Counties Between 6000 and 9000 Feet-
Jefferson and West Douglas Counties Above 6000 Feet/Gilpin/Clear
Creek/Northeast Park Counties Below 9000 Feet-
Central and Southeast Park County-
Larimer County Below 6000 Feet/Northwest Weld County-
Boulder And Jefferson Counties Below 6000 Feet/West Broomfield
County-
North Douglas County Below 6000 Feet/Denver/West Adams and
Arapahoe Counties/East Broomfield County-
Elbert/Central and East Douglas Counties Above 6000 Feet-
Northeast Weld County-Central and South Weld County-Morgan County-
Central and East Adams and Arapahoe Counties-
North and Northeast Elbert County Below 6000 Feet/North Lincoln
County-
Southeast Elbert County Below 6000 Feet/South Lincoln County-
Logan County-Washington County-Sedgwick County-Phillips County-
1039 AM MDT Thu Jul 18 2019

This hazardous weather outlook is for northeast and north central
Colorado.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Hot and dry conditions are expected today with record breaking
temperatures possible with readings around 100 degrees across
lower elevations. There will be high fire danger today, especially
in the mountains and northern foothills with gusty westerly winds
and low humidities. Due to the dry airmass, no thunderstorms are
expected through tonight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

A break from the heat is expected this weekend as much cooler
temperatures will move in behind a cold front. The cold front will
bring more moisture and a better chance for thunderstorms over the
weekend. More seasonable temperatures and a continued chance of
afternoon and evening thunderstorms is expected Monday through
Wednesday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed today or tonight.



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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Denver/Boulder CO
328 AM MDT Thu Jul 18 2019

COZ212-215-218-181730-
/O.NEW.KBOU.FW.W.0003.190718T1800Z-190719T0100Z/
South and Southeast Grand/West Central and Southwest Boulder/
Gilpin/Clear Creek/Summit/North and West Park Counties Above
9000 Feet-Larimer and Boulder Counties Between 6000 and 9000 Feet-
South and East Jackson/Larimer/North and Northeast Grand/
Northwest Boulder Counties Above 9000 Feet-
328 AM MDT Thu Jul 18 2019

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM MDT THIS
EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHERN
MOUNTAINS AND NORTHERN FRONT RANGE FOOTHILLS; INCLUDING FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 212...215...218.

The National Weather Service in Denver has issued a Red Flag
Warning FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY, which is in effect
from noon today to 7 PM MDT this evening.

* Affected Area...Fire Weather Zones 212...215 and 218.

* Winds...West 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Timing...Westerly winds will increase and become gusty this
  afternoon. Humidity levels will drop below 15 percent after 12
  pm.

* Relative Humidity...As low as 13 percent.

* Impacts...New fire growth may start and spread rapidly and
  result in dangerous fire behavior.

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.

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