Statement as of 12:05 PM MDT on June 22, 2018
Expires 10:00 PM EDT on June 22, 2018
... Red flag warning remains in effect until 8 PM MDT this evening
for wind and low relative humidity for South Park... fire weather
* affected area... fire weather zone 214.
* Timing... winds will increase by the noon hour and then remain
gusty into early evening. Conditions should improve by mid
evening with decreasing winds and a gradual increase in
* Winds... west 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.
* Relative humidity... as low as 11 percent.
* Impacts... rapid fire growth and erratic fire behavior will be
possible under these conditions.
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.