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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Denver/Boulder CO
120 PM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017

...Critical fire weather conditions for the Palmer Divide and
portions of the eastern plains Thursday afternoon...

.Above normal temperatures and a dry airmass, along with gusty
south to southwest winds will bring critical fire weather
conditions to the Palmer Ridge and portions of the eastern plains
of Colorado from noon to early evening on Thursday.

COZ241-245>247-249-211200-
/O.UPG.KBOU.FW.A.0022.170921T1800Z-170922T0200Z/
/O.NEW.KBOU.FW.W.0025.170921T1800Z-170922T0100Z/
Elbert/Central and East Douglas Counties Above 6000 Feet-
Central and East Adams and Arapahoe Counties-
North and Northeast Elbert County Below 6000 Feet/North Lincoln
County-
Southeast Elbert County Below 6000 Feet/South Lincoln County-
Washington County-
120 PM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 7 PM MDT THURSDAY FOR
WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY
FOR THE PALMER DIVIDE AND PARTS OF THE EASTERN PLAINS...

The National Weather Service in Denver has issued a Red Flag
Warning for wind and low relative humidity...which is in effect
from noon to 7 PM MDT Thursday. The Fire Weather Watch is no
longer in effect.

* Affected Area...Fire Weather Zones 241...245...246...247 and
  249.

* Timing...Noon to 7 PM MDT Thursday.

* Winds...South 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* Relative Humidity...as low as 9 percent.

* Impacts...Gusty winds along with a dry airmass and above normal
  temperatures will cause critical fire weather conditions on
  Thursday afternoon.

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.

&&

$$


Fire Weather Watch


URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pueblo CO
325 AM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017

...A Fire Weather Watch has been issued from Noon until 7 PM MDT
Thursday for gusty winds, low humidities and dry fuels for fire
weather zones 226 through 237 which includes the I-25 corridor and
the southeast Colorado plains...

COZ226>237-210130-
/O.NEW.KPUB.FW.A.0002.170921T1800Z-170922T0100Z/
Northern El Paso County Including Monument and Black Forest-
Southern El Paso County Including Fort Carson and Colorado
Springs-Pueblo County Including Pueblo-
Huerfano County Including Walsenburg-
Western Las Animas County Including Trinidad and Thatcher-
Crowley County Including Ordway-
Otero County Including La Junta and Western Comanche Grasslands-
Eastern Las Animas County Including Pinon Canyon-
Kiowa County Including Eads-Bent County Including Las Animas-
Prowers County Including Lamar-
Baca County Including Springfield and Eastern Comanche Grasslands-
325 AM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS, LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND DRY
FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 226...227...228...229...230...231...232...
233...234...235...236 AND 237...

The National Weather Service in Pueblo has issued a Fire Weather
Watch for gusty winds, low relative humidity and dry fuels, which
is in effect from Thursday afternoon through Thursday evening.

* Affected Area...Fire Weather Zones 226...227...228...229...
  230...231...232...233...234...235...236 and 237.

* Winds...southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Relative Humidity...as low as 9 percent.

* Impacts...Conditions will be favorable for the rapid ignition,
  growth and spread of fires.

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.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Denver/Boulder CO
1103 AM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017

COZ030>051-211715-
Jackson County Below 9000 Feet-
West Jackson and West Grand Counties Above 9000 Feet-
Grand and Summit Counties Below 9000 Feet-
South and East Jackson/Larimer/North and Northeast Grand/
Northwest Boulder Counties Above 9000 Feet-
South and Southeast Grand/West Central and Southwest Boulder/
Gilpin/Clear Creek/Summit/North and West Park Counties Above
9000 Feet-Larimer and Boulder Counties Between 6000 and 9000 Feet-
Jefferson and West Douglas Counties Above 6000 Feet/Gilpin/Clear
Creek/Northeast Park Counties Below 9000 Feet-
Central and Southeast Park County-
Larimer County Below 6000 Feet/Northwest Weld County-
Boulder And Jefferson Counties Below 6000 Feet/West Broomfield
County-
North Douglas County Below 6000 Feet/Denver/West Adams and
Arapahoe Counties/East Broomfield County-
Elbert/Central and East Douglas Counties Above 6000 Feet-
Northeast Weld County-Central and South Weld County-Morgan County-
Central and East Adams and Arapahoe Counties-
North and Northeast Elbert County Below 6000 Feet/North Lincoln
County-
Southeast Elbert County Below 6000 Feet/South Lincoln County-
Logan County-Washington County-Sedgwick County-Phillips County-
1103 AM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for northeast and north central
Colorado.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

It will be dry with cooler temperatures today. The fire danger
will be elevated over the Palmer Divide and near by plains today
where south winds will gust up to 40 mph at times.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

Warm temperatures, a dry airmass, and breezy conditions could
create critical fire weather conditions on Thursday afternoon for
the Palmer Ridge, eastern Adams, eastern Arapahoe, Elbert,
Washington and Lincoln counties. Friday should be a little cooler
with showers and thunderstorms possible mainly across the high
country. Much cooler unsettled weather is expected across all of
north central and northeastern Colorado...over the weekend into
early next week...as an upper level trough of low pressure and
associated cold fronts moves across the Rocky Mountain Region,

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed today or tonight.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
636 AM MST Wed Sep 20 2017

AZZ004>018-037>040-210015-
Kaibab Plateau-Marble and Glen Canyons-Grand Canyon Country-
Coconino Plateau-Yavapai County Mountains-
Northeast Plateaus and Mesas Hwy 264 Northward-Chinle Valley-
Chuska Mountains and Defiance Plateau-
Little Colorado River Valley in Coconino County-
Little Colorado River Valley in Navajo County-
Little Colorado River Valley in Apache County-
Western Mogollon Rim-Eastern Mogollon Rim-White Mountains-
Northern Gila County-Yavapai County Valleys and Basins-
Oak Creek and Sycamore Canyons-Black Mesa Area-
Northeast Plateaus and Mesas South of Hwy 264-
636 AM MST Wed Sep 20 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for Apache...Coconino...
Northern Gila...Navajo...and Yavapai Counties in Northern
Arizona.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Expect mostly sunny skies and breezy conditions today. Daytime
temperatures will be right around normal.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

Windy conditions will develop Thursday and Friday as a cold front
slowly moves toward the region. Expect southwest winds from 20 to
30 mph, with gusts over 40 mph.

Colder conditions are expected Friday and into the weekend, with
high temperatures ranging 10 to 15 degrees below normal. Moisture
will be limited with this front, but a few showers are possible
over the Kaibab Plateau and along the New Mexico border.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated at this time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Cheyenne WY
548 AM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017

WYZ101>119-211200-
Converse County Lower Elevations-Niobrara County-
North Laramie Range-Ferris/Seminoe/Shirley Mountains-
Shirley Basin-Central Laramie Range and Southwest Platte County-
East Platte County-Goshen County-Central Carbon County-
North Snowy Range Foothills-Southwest Carbon County-
Sierra Madre Range-Upper North Platte River Basin-Snowy Range-
Laramie Valley-South Laramie Range-South Laramie Range Foothills-
Central Laramie County-East Laramie County-
548 AM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for southeast Wyoming.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

It will be dry today, but west to southwest winds will increase by
late this morning with gusts around 40 MPH possible through this
afternoon. Winds will quickly diminish this evening.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

A strong Pacific storm will move onshore and then stall over the
eastern Great Basin region. Much colder temperatures and
widespread precipitation will accompany this system. Rain may mix
with and eventually change to snow at elevations as low as 6000
feet by late this weekend and early next week. Heavy snow is
likely in the mountains this weekend.

.Spotter information statement...

Spotter activation will not be required at this time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Salt Lake City UT
543 AM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017

UTZ001>016-019>021-517-518-WYZ021-211200-
Cache Valley/Utah Portion-Northern Wasatch Front-
Salt Lake and Tooele Valleys-Southern Wasatch Front-
Great Salt Lake Desert and Mountains-Wasatch Mountain Valleys-
Wasatch Mountains I-80 North-Wasatch Mountains South of I-80-
Western Uinta Mountains-Wasatch Plateau/Book Cliffs-
Western Uinta Basin-Castle Country-San Rafael Swell-
Sanpete/Sevier Valleys-West Central Utah-Southwest Utah-
Utahs Dixie and Zion National Park-South Central Utah-
Glen Canyon Recreation Area/Lake Powell-Central Mountains-
Southern Mountains-Southwest Wyoming-
543 AM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for the western two thirds of
Utah and southwest Wyoming.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Gusty southwest winds will pick up again today and spread across
much of the outlook area ahead of a cold front. The front will
move slowly into the northwestern outlook area tonight.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

A strong cold front will move slowly across the outlook area
Thursday through Friday morning. This system will bring
widespread valley rain and mountain snow to the northern and
western outlook area with significant new snowfall in the northern
and central mountains.

Locally strong southwest winds will develop ahead of the front on
Thursday across the south and east.

Cool unsettled weather is expected Friday through the weekend.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Weather spotters are encouraged to report significant weather
conditions according to standard operating procedures.

$$

For more information from NOAA/s National Weather Service visit...
http://weather.gov/saltlakecity

For information on potential road travel impacts visit...
http://www.udottraffic.utah.gov/roadweatherforecast.aspx

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Albuquerque NM
426 AM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017

NMZ501>540-211100-
Northwest Plateau-Chuska Mountains-Far Northwest Highlands-
Northwest Highlands-West Central Plateau-West Central Mountains-
West Central Highlands-Southwest Mountains-
San Francisco River Valley-San Juan Mountains-Jemez Mountains-
West Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains-
Northern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet/Red River-
Southern Sangre de Cristos above 9500 feet-
East Slopes Sangre de Cristo Mountains-Upper Rio Grande Valley-
Lower Chama River Valley-Santa Fe Metro Area-
Middle Rio Grande Valley/Albuquerque Metro Area-
Lower Rio Grande Valley-Sandia/Manzano Mountains-Estancia Valley-
Central Highlands-South Central Highlands-Upper Tularosa Valley-
South Central Mountains-Raton Ridge/Johnson Mesa-
Far Northeast Highlands-Northeast Highlands-Union County-
Harding County-Eastern San Miguel County-Guadalupe County-
Quay County-Curry County-Roosevelt County-De Baca County-
Chaves County Plains-Eastern Lincoln County-Southwest Chaves County-
426 AM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of north and central
New Mexico.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

No hazardous weather is expected.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

An upper level trough is forecast to stall west of New Mexico this
weekend steering a steady stream of moisture for showers and
thunderstorms north and northeastward across the eastern plains.
Friday afternoon through Sunday evening the potential exists for
some severe thunderstorms to develop east of the central mountain
chain where large hail, damaging winds and an isolated tornado will
be possible. Areas of heavy rain are also expected with 1-3 inches of
accumulation across much of plains, and locally over 4 inches
possible across east central and northeast areas. In addition, strong
south southwest winds are expected Friday afternoon when gusts could
reach 50 mph along and east of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains near
the Colorado border.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation may be required across portions of the eastern
plains Friday afternoon through Sunday evening.

$$

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Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service GRAND JUNCTION CO
237 AM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017

COZ001>014-017>023-UTZ022>025-027>029-210845-
Lower Yampa River Basin-Central Yampa River Basin-
Roan and Tavaputs Plateaus-Elkhead and Park Mountains-
Upper Yampa River Basin-Grand Valley-Debeque to Silt Corridor-
Central Colorado River Basin-Grand and Battlement Mesas-
Gore and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain Valleys-
Central Gunnison and Uncompahgre River Basin-
West Elk and Sawatch Mountains-Flat Tops-
Upper Gunnison River Valley-Uncompahgre Plateau and Dallas Divide-
Northwest San Juan Mountains-Southwest San Juan Mountains-
Paradox Valley/Lower Dolores River-
Four Corners/Upper Dolores River-Animas River Basin-
San Juan River Basin-Southeast Utah-Eastern Uinta Mountains-
Eastern Uinta Basin-Tavaputs Plateau-Arches/Grand Flat-
La Sal and Abajo Mountains-Canyonlands/Natural Bridges-
237 AM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for eastern Utah and western
Colorado.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Breezy to windy conditions will persist today as a strong upper
level disturbance begins to impact the region. The strongest winds
are expected across areas north of I-70 with the peak gusts
up to 40 mph at lower elevations. Travel may be difficult,
especially for high profile vehicles.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

Breezy to windy conditions will persist into the late week period
under the continued influence of the strong upper level
disturbance. A return to more unsettled weather as well as a
significant cool down is looking probable by late this week as a
cold front treks through the region which should lead to snow
levels lowering in the mountains going into the weekend,
especially further north.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Riverton WY
151 AM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017

WYZ001>020-022>030-211200-
Yellowstone National Park-Absaroka Mountains-Cody Foothills-
North Big Horn Basin-Southwest Big Horn Basin-
Southeast Big Horn Basin-Owl Creek and Bridger Mountains-
Bighorn Mountains West-Bighorn Mountains Southeast-
Northeast Johnson County-Southeast Johnson County-
Teton and Gros Ventre Mountains-Jackson Hole-
Wind River Mountains West-Wind River Mountains East-
Upper Wind River Basin-Wind River Basin-Lander Foothills-
Green Mountains and Rattlesnake Range-
Natrona County Lower Elevations-Casper Mountain-Star Valley-
Salt River and Wyoming Ranges-Upper Green River Basin Foothills-
Upper Green River Basin-South Lincoln County-
Rock Springs and Green River-Flaming Gorge-East Sweetwater County-
151 AM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING FOR THE WIND RIVER, TETON AND GROS VENTRE
MOUNTAINS TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING FOR THE
NORTHERN AND WESTERN MOUNTAINS...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for Western and Central Wyoming.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Unsettled with a good chance of increasing mountain snowfall
tonight down to 6500 feet. Significant mountain snowfall expected
across the western, northwestern mountains. Please see the winter
weather statement for more details.

Windy across most of the forecast area with gusts as high as 45
mph over the lower elevations...55 or more mph across the higher
ridges and passes in the central and northern mountains.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

Thursday through Friday...Significant mountain snowfall continues
over the western central and northern mountains. Rain may change
to snow in the Cody Foothills early Friday.

Friday night through Sunday night...Widespread mountain snowfall
and valley rain at times especially along and east of the Divide.
Snow could lower to valley floors at a few locations east of the
Divide.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotters are encouraged to report snowfall amounts. Thank you!

$$

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