Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Pueblo, CO

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
300 PM MDT THU SEP 22 2016

...A RED FLAG WARNING HAS BEEN ISSUED FROM NOON UNTIL 8 PM FRIDAY
FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES...AND DRY FUELS FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 226 THROUGH 233...WHICH INCLUDES EL PASO...
PUEBLO...CROWLEY...OTERO...EASTERN HUERFANO AND LAS ANIMAS COUNTIES...

COZ227>232-231300-
/O.UPG.KPUB.FW.A.0012.160923T1800Z-160924T0200Z/
/O.NEW.KPUB.FW.W.0021.160923T1800Z-160924T0200Z/
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-
300 PM MDT THU SEP 22 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM MDT FRIDAY FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 227...228...229...230...231 AND 232...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PUEBLO HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM MDT FRIDAY. THE
FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 227...228...229...230...231
  AND 232.

* WINDS...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45
  MPH.

* TIMING...FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...10 TO 15 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...CONDITIONS WILL BE FAVORABLE FOR EXTREME FIRE
  BEHAVIOR WITH RAPID RATES OF GROWTH AND SPREAD POSSIBLE.

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.

&&

$$

COZ226-233-231300-
/O.NEW.KPUB.FW.W.0021.160923T1800Z-160924T0200Z/
NORTHERN EL PASO COUNTY INCLUDING MONUMENT AND BLACK FOREST-
EASTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY INCLUDING PINON CANYON-
300 PM MDT THU SEP 22 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM MDT FRIDAY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 226 AND 233...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PUEBLO HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM MDT FRIDAY.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 226 AND 233.

* WINDS...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45
  MPH.

* TIMING...FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...10 TO 15 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...CONDITIONS WILL BE FAVORABLE FOR EXTREME FIRE
  BEHAVIOR WITH RAPID RATES OF GROWTH AND SPREAD POSSIBLE.

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.

&&

$$



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