Aspen, CO

10:19 AM MDT on October 17, 2019 (GMT -0600)
Tiehack Aspen Colorado | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Fire Weather Warning

Elev 8500 ft 39.20 °N, 106.85 °W | Updated 22 seconds ago

Clear
Clear
51 °F
Feels Like 51 °F
N
3
Wind Variable Wind from NNE
Gusts 6.0 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.88 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Dew Point 16 °F
Humidity 23%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:18 AM 6:25 PM
Waning Gibbous, 86% visible
METAR KASE 171553Z 00000KT 10SM CLR 07/M11 A3007 RMK AO2 SLP118 T00721111
Pressure 29.88 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Dew Point 16 °F
Humidity 23%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
7:18 AM 6:25 PM
Waning Gibbous, 86% visible
METAR KASE 171553Z 00000KT 10SM CLR 07/M11 A3007 RMK AO2 SLP118 T00721111

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Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 3:02 AM MDT Oct. 17, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning in effect Thursday afternoon through Thursday
evening for gusty winds, low humidity and dry fuels for western
Colorado fire weather zones 200, 201, 202, 203, 205 and 290 and
292 along with Utah fire weather zones 487 and 490...

* affected area... in Colorado, fire weather zone 200 little
snake forecast area, fire weather zone 201 Routt forecast
area, fire weather zone 202 White River forecast area, fire
weather zone 203 lower Colorado River, fire weather zone 205
Colorado River headwaters, fire weather zone 290 Paradox
Valley forecast area and fire weather zone 292 North Fork
forecast area. In Utah, fire weather zone 487 Book Cliffs and
fire weather zone 490 Colorado River Basin.

* Winds... southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts 25 to 35 mph below
9000 feet and 35 to 45 mph above 9000 feet as well as lower
elevations in northwest Colorado.

* Relative humidity... 10 to 15 percent.

* Impacts... conditions may become favorable for the rapid
ignition, growth and spread of fires.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.