Red Flag Warnings in 8 states, June 27

Red Flag Warnings June 27, 2020
Red Flag Warnings June 27, 2020. NWS.

(UPDATE at 2:30 p.m. MDT June 27, 2020: the National Weather Service may or may not have correctly identified the red areas on the map as Red Flag Warning areas for today, Saturday June 27. We are checking to confirm. The image is a screenshot from the NWS web site.)


(Originally published at 9:40 a.m. MDT June 27, 2020)

The National Weather Service has issued Red Flag Warnings for June 27 in areas of Washington, Oregon, California, Nevada, Utah, Arizona, New Mexico, and Colorado. Most of the areas will experience strong winds and low humidities, resulting in enhanced wildfire danger.

(Red Flag Warnings can be modified throughout the day as NWS offices around the country update and revise their weather forecasts.)

Red Flag Warnings in seven states, June 13, 2020

Red Flag Warnings, June 13, 2020
Red Flag Warnings, June 13, 2020. NWS

The National Weather Service has issued Red Flag Warnings for June 13 in areas of Utah, Colorado, Arizona, New Mexico, Kansas, Oklahoma, and Texas. Most of the areas will experience strong winds and low humidities, resulting in enhanced wildfire danger.

(Red Flag Warnings can be modified throughout the day as NWS offices around the country update and revise their weather forecasts.)

Dry thunderstorms expected Sunday in parts of NV and AZ

Lightning with little or no rain

Red Flag Warnings wildfires dry thunderstorms, May 10, 2020
Red Flag Warnings for dry thunderstorms, May 10, 2020. NWS

(UPDATED at 10:54 a.m. PDT May 10, 2020)

Red Flag warnings are in effect in areas of Nevada and Arizona.

Forecasters are predicting thunderstorms with little or no rain Sunday and Sunday evening in southern Nevada and northwest Arizona. Dry lightning brings the threat of wildfire ignitions.

The warnings are in effect until 11 p.m. Sunday.

From the National Weather Service Sunday morning:

* TIMING…11 AM this morning through 11 PM this evening.

* WIND…Generally southwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to 20
to 25 mph. Winds near thunderstorms may be erratic with gusts up
to 50 mph.

* HUMIDITY…10 to 20 percent depending on elevation.

* THUNDERSTORMS…Isolated to scattered dry thunderstorms with
little or no precipitation are expected to develop over
southern Nevada and northwest Arizona today, bringing the threat
of cloud to ground lightning strikes and possible fire starts.

* IMPACTS…Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.

Red Flag Warnings in 5 states, April 28, 2020

Red Flag Warnings wildfires

On Tuesday the National Weather Service issued Red Flag Warnings in areas of Montana, Nebraska, Colorado, Kansas, and New Mexico.

(Red Flag Warnings can be modified throughout the day as NWS offices around the country update and revise their weather forecasts.)

Red Flag Warnings Sunday in areas of Montana, North Dakota, and Colorado

Red Flag Warnings April 26, 2020 fire wildfire weather
Red Flag Warnings April 26, 2020. NWS.

The National Weather Service has issued Red Flag Warnings due to low humidity and gusty winds in areas of Colorado, Montana, and North Dakota for Sunday. Most of the warnings expire Wednesday evening.

In southwest Colorado similar conditions could persist into Monday .

(Red Flag Warnings can be modified throughout the day as NWS offices around the country update and revise their weather forecasts.)

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Red Flag Warnings this weekend in six states

Red Flag Warnings 9-28
Red Flag Warnings September 28 and 29, 2019. NWS. Click to enlarge.

Red Flag Warnings are in the forecast for areas in six states this weekend.

On Saturday an area in California and Nevada south of Reno on the Sierra front of Mono and Mineral Counties will be under a Red Flag Warning for 25 to 35 mph winds with relative humidities of 15 to 25 percent.

On Sunday some locations in Utah, Colorado, Kansas, and Nebraska should expect gusty winds, dry fuels, and low humidities.

(The area shown on the map in Wyoming is for dense fog until 1 p.m. Saturday.)

(Red Flag Warnings can be modified throughout the day as NWS offices around the country update and revise their weather forecasts.)