... Red flag warning remains in effect from noon to 9 PM MDT
Thursday for gusty winds... low humidity... and dry fuels for fire
weather zones 290... 292 and 293... for elevations below 9500 feet...
* affected area... in Colorado... fire weather zone 290 Paradox
Valley forecast area... fire weather zone 292 North Fork forecast
area and fire weather zone 293 Gunnison basin forecast
area... for elevations below 9500 feet.
* Winds... southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.
* Relative humidity... 7 to 12 percent.
* Impacts... strong gusty winds... low humidity... and dry fuels will
combine to produce critical fire weather conditions and rapid
fire growth if any fires ignite.
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.
Please advise the appropriate officials and affected field
personnel of this red flag warning.
Updated — 9:53 PM MDT on May 21, 2013
Forecast for Telluride (81435)
H 79° / L 37°
H 81° / L 39°
H 77° / L 39°
H 79° / L 37°
H 77° / L 37°
Clear. High of 79F. Winds from the SSE at 5 to 15 mph.Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy in the evening, then clear. Low of 37F. Winds from the NW at 5 to 15 mph.
Clear. High of 81F. Winds from the SE at 5 to 20 mph.Thursday Night
Clear. Low of 39F. Winds from the SW at 5 to 15 mph shifting to the WNW after midnight.
Clear in the morning, then partly cloudy. High of 77F. Winds from the SSE at 5 to 10 mph.Friday Night
Partly cloudy in the evening, then clear. Low of 39F. Winds from the West at 5 to 15 mph shifting to the NE after midnight.
Clear in the morning, then partly cloudy. High of 79F. Winds from the SSE at 5 to 15 mph.Saturday Night
Partly cloudy. Low of 37F. Winds from the WSW at 5 to 20 mph shifting to the NNE after midnight.
Clear. High of 77F. Winds from the South at 5 to 15 mph.Sunday Night
Clear. Low of 37F. Winds from the SW at 5 to 15 mph.