Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Pueblo, CO

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pueblo CO
326 AM MST Mon Feb 20 2017

...A RED FLAG WARNING IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON UNTIL 6 PM TODAY FOR
GUSTY WINDS...LOW HUMIDITIES AND DRY FUELS...FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 234...236 AND 237...WHICH INCLUDES KIOWA...PROWERS AND BACA
COUNTIES...

COZ234-236-237-210100-
/O.NEW.KPUB.FW.W.0005.170220T1900Z-170221T0100Z/
Kiowa County Including Eads-Prowers County Including Lamar-
Baca County Including Springfield and Eastern Comanche Grasslands-
326 AM MST Mon Feb 20 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM MST THIS
EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND DRY FUELS FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 234...236 AND 237...

The National Weather Service in Pueblo has issued a Red Flag
Warning for gusty winds, low relative humidity and dry fuels,
which is in effect from noon today to 6 PM MST this evening.

* Affected Area...Fire Weather Zones 234...236 and 237.

* Winds...north 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Relative Humidity...as low as 12 percent.

* Impacts...conditions will be favorable for the rapid 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 warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.

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