Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Pueblo, CO

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pueblo CO
407 AM MDT Thu Mar 23 2017

...A RED FLAG WARNING IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM TODAY FOR
GUSTY WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY AND DRY FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
226 THROUGH 237 WHICH INCLUDES THE I-25 CORRIDOR AND ALL OF THE
SOUTHEAST COLORADO PLAINS...

COZ226>237-240200-
/O.CON.KPUB.FW.W.0022.170323T1700Z-170324T0200Z/
Northern El Paso County Including Monument and Black Forest-
Southern El Paso County Including Fort Carson and Colorado
Springs-Pueblo County Including Pueblo-
Huerfano County Including Walsenburg-
Western Las Animas County Including Trinidad and Thatcher-
Crowley County Including Ordway-
Otero County Including La Junta and Western Comanche Grasslands-
Eastern Las Animas County Including Pinon Canyon-
Kiowa County Including Eads-Bent County Including Las Animas-
Prowers County Including Lamar-
Baca County Including Springfield and Eastern Comanche Grasslands-
407 AM MDT Thu Mar 23 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO
8 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 226...227...228...
229...230...231...232...233...234...235...236 AND 237...

* Affected Area...Fire Weather Zones 226...227...228...229...
  230...231...232...233...234...235...236 and 237.

* Winds...southwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

* Relative Humidity...as low as 9 percent.

* Impacts...conditions will be favorable for the rapid ignition,
  growth and spread of fires.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are expected. Strong winds, low relative humidity, and dry fuels
will result in the potential for extreme fire behavior. Burning
or any other activities that could accidentally spark a wildfire
should be postponed.

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