Red Flag Warning: Gaines, Region Braces for Extreme Winds

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The weather service says low relative humidity or 20-to-30 percent along with southwest winds 15-to-25mph with gusts to 35... along with low moisture of potential fuels that can promote burning... are combining to "create an environment conducive to the rapid spread of wildfire".

The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for fire danger from noon today until 8 tonight (Thursday).

Several red flag warnings are up across the state the next couple days, meaning no open burning.

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State fire officials have warned that continued dry conditions in the lower elevations and plains of Colorado mean that fire danger is a concern.

Strong southwest wind gusts in the 35-45 miles per hour range combined with low relative humidity values will create an enhanced wildfire risk Thursday afternoon and Friday. In Denver, the high temperature will be about 76 degrees.

With the warm weather forecast set for Thursday, there's a high-risk for fires to get out of control.

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"Fire season is upon us", said Capt. Brian Keeley of Northwest Fire District., which on Wednesday was called on to put out a one-acre brush fire - believed to be human-caused -near a roadside in Continental Ranch.

Morgan said that Coloradans can do their part by not mowing or trimming grass on windy days, completely extinguishing fires and cigarettes and never parking vehicles over dry grass. The high temperature will be 43 degrees, the NWS says.

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