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County,
Fire Weather Watch issued September 15 at 7:03PM CDT until September 16 at 7:00PM CDT by NWS
Effective: 7:03 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015
Expires: 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS IN EFFECT ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE TRI-
STATE REGION FOR WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND
GUSTY SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS BEHIND A SURFACE TROUGH ARE THE
MAIN CULPRITS. IN ADDITION...DUE TO THE LACK OF RAINFALL OVER THE
PAST MONTH...FUELS ARE QUITE DRY AND WILL ALLOW FOR RAPID FIRE
GROWTH.
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON FOR
WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 013...027...
041...253 AND 254...
...RED FLAG WARNING HAS EXPIRED FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 013...027...041...253 AND 254...
* AFFECTED AREA...IN COLORADO...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 253 KIT CARSON
AND FIRE WEATHER ZONE 254 CHEYENNE CO. IN KANSAS...FIRE
WEATHER ZONE 013 SHERMAN...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 027 WALLACE AND
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 041 GREELEY.
* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 15 PERCENT.
* IMPACTS...ANY FIRES THAT START WILL HAVE EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR
AND SPREAD RAPIDLY. OUTDOOR BURNING IS NOT ADVISED.

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