Four Corners/Upper Dolores River Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch
Statement as of 09:51 PM MDT on Marts 31, 2015

... Red flag warning remains in effect from noon to 6 PM MDT
Wednesday for gusty winds... low humidity... and dry fuels for fire
weather zones 207 below 8000 feet and 290...
... Fire Weather Watch remains in effect from Thursday morning
through Thursday evening for gusty winds... low humidity... and dry
fuels for fire weather zones 207 below 8000 feet and 290...

* affected area... in Colorado... fire weather zone 207 Durango
forecast area and fire weather zone 290 Paradox Valley
forecast area.

* Wind... southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Humidity... 9 to 14 percent.

* Impacts... the combination of dry fuels... low humidities... and
gusty surface winds will make any fires difficult to control.

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.

Please advise the appropriate officials and affected field
personnel of this red flag warning.

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 NOAA/National Weather Service visit...
http://weather.Gov/gjt (all lower case)



Public Information Statement
Statement as of 7:54 PM MDT on March 31, 2015

... More record high temperatures today...

In Moab...

At Moab, the high temperature Tuesday was 84. This ties the record
high for March 31, last set in 1893.