Wind Advisory

Areas Affected: Arches, Grand Flat; Canyonlands, Natural Bridges; Southeast Utah

NWS GrandJunction (Western Colorado and Eastern Utah)

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM MDT THURSDAY...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...Rangely, Dinosaur, Craig, Hayden, Meeker, De Beque, New Castle, Mesa, Parachute, Rifle, Silt, Eagle, Edwards, Glenwood Springs, Carbondale, Blanding, Moab, Castle Valley, Canyonlands National Park, Dead Horse Point State Park, and Fry Canyon.

* WINDS...Southwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.

* TIMING...Winds will increase by mid-morning Thursday and reach maximum wind speeds in the late afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Gusty winds will blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down. Travel may be difficult... especially for high profile vehicles.

A Wind Advisory means that a significant wind event is expected or occurring. Winds this strong can make driving difficult. Use extra caution. People, especially those with respiratory illnesses, heart disease, the elderly, and children are recommended to stay indoors and avoid prolonged outdoor exercise or heavy exertion due to wind-blown dust.


Wind Advisory

Areas Affected: Central Colorado River Basin; Central Yampa River Basin; Debeque to Silt Corridor; Lower Yampa River Basin

NWS GrandJunction (Western Colorado and Eastern Utah)

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM MDT THURSDAY...

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...Rangely, Dinosaur, Craig, Hayden, Meeker, De Beque, New Castle, Mesa, Parachute, Rifle, Silt, Eagle, Edwards, Glenwood Springs, Carbondale, Blanding, Moab, Castle Valley, Canyonlands National Park, Dead Horse Point State Park, and Fry Canyon.

* WINDS...Southwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.

* TIMING...Winds will increase by mid-morning Thursday and reach maximum wind speeds in the late afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Gusty winds will blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down. Travel may be difficult... especially for high profile vehicles.

A Wind Advisory means that a significant wind event is expected or occurring. Winds this strong can make driving difficult. Use extra caution. People, especially those with respiratory illnesses, heart disease, the elderly, and children are recommended to stay indoors and avoid prolonged outdoor exercise or heavy exertion due to wind-blown dust.


Wind Advisory

Areas Affected: Grand Valley

NWS GrandJunction (Western Colorado and Eastern Utah)

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM MDT THURSDAY... The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a Wind Advisory, which is in effect from noon to 9 PM MDT Thursday.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...Grand Junction, Fruita, and Palisade.

* WINDS...Southwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

* TIMING...Winds will begin to increase mid-morning Thursday and reach maximum wind speeds in the late afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Gusty winds will blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down. Travel may be difficult... especially for high profile vehicles.

A Wind Advisory means that a significant wind event is expected or occurring. Winds this strong can make driving difficult. Use extra caution. People, especially those with respiratory illnesses, heart disease, the elderly, and children are recommended to stay indoors and avoid prolonged outdoor exercise or heavy exertion due to wind-blown dust.


Red Flag Warning

Areas Affected: Paradox Valley; Southwest Colorado Lower Forecast Area

NWS GrandJunction (Western Colorado and Eastern Utah)

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 7 PM MDT THURSDAY FOR GUSTY WINDS, LOW HUMIDITY AND DRY FUELS FOR SOUTHWEST COLORADO FIRE ZONES 207 AND 290... ...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 7 PM MDT THURSDAY FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 207 AND 290...

* AFFECTED AREA...In Colorado, Fire Weather Zone 207 Southwest Colorado Lower Forecast Area and Fire Weather Zone 290 Paradox Valley Forecast Area.

* WINDS...By early afternoon south winds will be increasing to 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 45 mph in portions of Southwest Colorado.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...10 to 15 percent.

* IMPACTS...Fire starts and existing fires could be difficult or impossible to control due to fast rates of spread.

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.


Wind Advisory

Areas Affected: Roan and Tavaputs Plateaus

NWS GrandJunction (Western Colorado and Eastern Utah)

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM MDT THURSDAY... The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a Wind Advisory, which is in effect from noon to 9 PM MDT Thursday.

* LOCATIONS Including the city of Rio Blanco and Douglas Pass.

* WINDS...South 35 to 45 mph with gusts up to 55 mph.

* TIMING...Winds will increase by mid-morning Thursday and reach maximum wind speeds in the late afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Gusty winds will blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down. Travel may be difficult... especially for high profile vehicles.

A Wind Advisory means that a significant wind event is expected or occurring. Winds this strong can make driving difficult. Use extra caution. People, especially those with respiratory illnesses, heart disease, the elderly, and children are recommended to stay indoors and avoid prolonged outdoor exercise or heavy exertion due to wind-blown dust.


Wind Advisory

Areas Affected: Tavaputs Plateau

NWS GrandJunction (Western Colorado and Eastern Utah)

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM MDT THURSDAY... The National Weather Service in Grand Junction has issued a Wind Advisory, which is in effect from noon to 9 PM MDT Thursday.

* LOCATIONS Including the city of Rio Blanco and Douglas Pass.

* WINDS...South 35 to 45 mph with gusts up to 55 mph.

* TIMING...Winds will increase by mid-morning Thursday and reach maximum wind speeds in the late afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Gusty winds will blow around unsecured objects. Tree limbs could be blown down. Travel may be difficult... especially for high profile vehicles.

A Wind Advisory means that a significant wind event is expected or occurring. Winds this strong can make driving difficult. Use extra caution. People, especially those with respiratory illnesses, heart disease, the elderly, and children are recommended to stay indoors and avoid prolonged outdoor exercise or heavy exertion due to wind-blown dust.


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