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Radar valid at 900 pm MDT, May 7th 2021

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COZ203-071200-
/O.UPG.KGJT.FW.A.0016.210507T1800Z-210508T0300Z/
/O.NEW.KGJT.FW.W.0018.210507T1800Z-210508T0300Z/
Lower Colorado River-
208 PM MDT Thu May 6 2021

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM MDT FRIDAY FOR
GUSTY WINDS, LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND DRY FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 203 BELOW 8500 FEET...

* AFFECTED AREA...In Colorado, Fire Weather Zone 203 Lower
Colorado River below 8500 feet.

* WINDS...Southwest 15 to 20 mph with gusts 25 to 35 mph.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...7 to 12 percent.

* IMPACTS...Conditions will likely become favorable for easy
ignition and rapid spread of fires.

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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