Roan and Tavaputs Plateaus Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Fire Weather Watch
Issued: 10:53 PM MDT May. 23, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Fire Weather Watch remains in effect from Saturday morning
through Saturday evening for wind, low relative humidity, and dry
fuels for fire weather zones 200, 202, 207, 290 and 294...

* affected area... in Colorado, fire weather zone 200 little
snake forecast area, fire weather zone 202 White River
forecast area, fire weather zone 207 southwest Colorado lower
forecast area, fire weather zone 290 Paradox Valley forecast
area and fire weather zone 294 southwest Colorado upper west
forecast area.

* Winds... south 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

* Relative humidity... 7 to 12 percent.

* Impacts... new fire starts may be difficult or impossible to
control due to fast rates of spread. Outdoor burning is
strongly discouraged.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible
red flag warnings.




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