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Fire Weather Watch

Areas Affected: Book Cliffs; Eastern Uintah Basin

NWS GrandJunction (Western Colorado and Eastern Utah)

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS, LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND DRY FUELS FOR COLORADO FIRE WEATHER ZONES 200 AND 202, AS WELL AS UTAH FIRE WEATHER ZONES 486 AND 487 BELOW 6500 FEET, AND UTAH FIRE WEATHER ZONES 490 AND 491 BELOW 7000 FEET... ...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS, LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND DRY FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 486 AND 487 BELOW 6500 FEET...

* AFFECTED AREA...In Utah, Fire Weather Zone 486 Eastern Uinta Basin and Fire Weather Zone 487 Book Cliffs below 6500 feet.

* WINDS...Southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...12 to 17 percent.

* IMPACTS...Conditions may become favorable for the rapid ignition, growth and spread of fires.

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


Fire Weather Watch

Areas Affected: Colorado River Basin; Southeast Utah

NWS GrandJunction (Western Colorado and Eastern Utah)

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS, LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND DRY FUELS FOR COLORADO FIRE WEATHER ZONES 200 AND 202, AS WELL AS UTAH FIRE WEATHER ZONES 486 AND 487 BELOW 6500 FEET, AND UTAH FIRE WEATHER ZONES 490 AND 491 BELOW 7000 FEET... ...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS, LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND DRY FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 490 AND 491 BELOW 7000 FEET...

* AFFECTED AREA...In Utah, Fire Weather Zone 490 Colorado River Basin and Fire Weather Zone 491 Southeast Utah below 7000 feet.

* WINDS...South 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...11 to 16 percent.

* IMPACTS...Conditions may become favorable for the rapid ignition, growth and spread of fires.

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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