Weather Alerts for Denver Metro Area

Issued by the National Weather Service

Fire Weather Watch  FIRE WEATHER WATCH   Fire Weather Watch
DENVER METRO AREA

Areas Affected:
Central and Southeast Park County - Elbert, Central and East Douglas Counties Above 6000 Feet - Grand and Summit Counties Below 9000 Feet - Jackson County Below 9000 Feet - Jefferson and West Douglas Counties Above 6000 Feet, Gilpin, Clear Creek, Northeast Park Counties Below 9000 Feet - Larimer and Boulder Counties Between 6000 and 9000 Feet
Effective: Thu, 10/17 11:00am Updated: Tue, 10/15 11:03pm Urgency: Future
Expires: Thu, 10/17 7:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Possible

 
Details:
...CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS THURSDAY...
.Increased winds combined with very low relative humidity levels
will be present across the northern and southern foothills, high
mountain valleys and across the Palmer Divide for Thursday
afternoon and evening. If conditions become more favorable the
Fire Weather Watch will be upgraded to a Red Flag Warning.
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FOOTHILLS,
HIGH MOUNTAIN VALLEYS AND PALMER DIVIDE...
The National Weather Service in Denver has issued a Fire Weather
Watch FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY, which is in effect from
Thursday morning through Thursday evening.
* Affected Area...Fire Weather Zones 211...213...214...215...
216 and 241.
* Winds...Southwest 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph.
* Timing...Thursday afternoon through the early evening hours
* Relative Humidity...As low as 10 percent.
* Impacts...Conditions could be favorable for rapid ignition,
growth and spread of fire.

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