Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Pueblo, CO

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pueblo CO
323 AM MST Tue Feb 21 2017

...A RED FLAG WARNING IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 6 PM TODAY FOR
GUSTY WINDS...LOW HUMIDITIES AND DRY FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
221...222 AND 226 THROUGH 230...WHICH INCLUDES TELLER...
FREMONT...EL PASO...PUEBLO...HUERFANO AND WESTERN LAS ANIMAS
COUNTIES...

...A FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING
THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW HUMIDITIES AND
DRY FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 222...226...227...228...229...
230...231...232 AND 233...WHICH INCLUDES EL PASO...PUEBLO...
FREMONT...HUERFANO...LAS ANIMAS...CROWLEY AND OTERO COUNTIES...

COZ222-226>230-220230-
/O.CON.KPUB.FW.W.0006.170221T1800Z-170222T0100Z/
/O.CON.KPUB.FW.A.0003.170222T1800Z-170223T0100Z/
Fremont County Including Canon City/Howard/Texas Creek-
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-
323 AM MST Tue Feb 21 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO
6 PM MST THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY
FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 222...226...227...228...229 AND 230...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING
THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 222...226...227...228...229 AND
230...

* Affected Area...Fire Weather Zones 222...226...227...228...
  229 and 230.

* Winds...west 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* Relative Humidity...as low as 8 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 either occurring now, or will shortly. A combination of
strong winds, low relative humidity, and dry fuels could cause
extreme fire behavior.

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

&&

$$

COZ221-220100-
/O.CON.KPUB.FW.W.0006.170221T1800Z-170222T0100Z/
Teller County/Rampart Range Including Pikes Peak and Florissant
Fossil Beds National Monument-
323 AM MST Tue Feb 21 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO
6 PM MST THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY
FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 221...

* Affected Area...Fire Weather Zone 221.

* Winds...west 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Relative Humidity...as low as 14 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 either occurring now, or will shortly. A combination of
strong winds, low relative humidity and dry fuels could cause
extreme fire behavior.

&&

$$

COZ231>233-220230-
/O.CON.KPUB.FW.A.0003.170222T1800Z-170223T0100Z/
Crowley County Including Ordway-
Otero County Including La Junta and Western Comanche Grasslands-
Eastern Las Animas County Including Pinon Canyon-
323 AM MST Tue Feb 21 2017

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING
THROUGH WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 231...232 AND 233...

* Affected Area...Fire Weather Zones 231...232 and 233.

* Winds...west 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 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 Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are possible. Listen for later forecasts and possible Red Flag
Warnings.

&&

$$



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