Weather Alerts for Elbert County

Issued by the National Weather Service

Fire Weather Watch  FIRE WEATHER WATCH   Fire Weather Watch
ELBERT COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Elbert, Central and East Douglas Counties Above 6000 Feet - North and Northeast Elbert County Below 6000 Feet, North Lincoln County - Southeast Elbert County Below 6000 Feet, South Lincoln County
Effective: Sun 11:00 am Updated: Sat 7:46 pm Urgency: Future
Expires: Sun 5:00 pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Possible

 
Details:
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING
THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR
THE PALMER DIVIDE REGION...
* Affected Area...Fire Weather Zones 241...246 and 247.
* Timing...Gusty winds will increase by late Sunday morning as
humidities drop through the afternoon. Conditions will improve
by late Sunday afternoon.
* Winds...Southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.
* Relative Humidity...As low as 12 percent.
* Impacts...gusty winds and low humidities will be favorable for
rapid fire growth.

Information:
A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible
Red Flag Warnings.