Receive alerts from your local agencies
...or text your ZIP CODE to 888777 for mobile alerts

Full Notification

Montezuma County Emergency Alert System
Thursday September 21st, 2017 :: 06:53 p.m. MDT
Alert

Red Flag Warning until 09:00PM

...RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT FOR GUSTY WINDS, LOW HUMIDITY AND DRY FUELS FOR SOUTHWEST COLORADO FIRE ZONES 207 AND 290... ...RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING 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...Southwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

* 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.

* AFFECTED AREAS: PARADOX VALLEY ... SOUTHWEST COLORADO LOWER FORECAST AREA

Instructions:

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.

View full article (nws)

Address/Location
Montezuma County Emergency Alert System
730 E Driscoll St
Cortez, CO 81321

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1

TEXT-A-TIP -  Text TIP MONTEZUMA followed by your message, to 888777

Submit an anonymous web tip

Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Red Flag Warning

Navigate & Discover