Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Pueblo, CO

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
632 PM MDT TUE MAR 24 2015

...A RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MDT THIS
EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND DRY FUELS...
FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 226 AND 227 WHICH INCLUDES EL PASO
COUNTY...
...RED FLAG WARNING EXPIRED FOR THE REST OF SOUTHERN COLORADO...

COZ224-228>237-250145-
/O.CAN.KPUB.FW.W.0002.000000T0000Z-150325T0200Z/
SAN LUIS VALLEY-PUEBLO COUNTY-HUERFANO COUNTY-
WESTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY-CROWLEY COUNTY-OTERO COUNTY-
EASTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY-KIOWA COUNTY-BENT COUNTY-PROWERS COUNTY-
BACA COUNTY-
632 PM MDT TUE MAR 24 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IS CANCELLED FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY
AND DRY FUELS...FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 224...228...229...230...231...
232...233... 234...235...236 AND 237...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PUEBLO HAS CANCELLED THE RED FLAG
WARNING.

WINDS AND OR RELATIVE HUMIDITIES ARE NO LONGER MEETING CRITERIA.

$$

COZ226-227-250200-
/O.CON.KPUB.FW.W.0002.000000T0000Z-150325T0200Z/
NORTHERN EL PASO COUNTY-SOUTHERN EL PASO COUNTY-
632 PM MDT TUE MAR 24 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING
FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND DRY FUELS...FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 226 AND 227...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 226 AND 227.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 15 MPH GUSTING TO AROUND 30 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...10-15 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR WILL BE POSSIBLE IF A FIRE
  STARTS.

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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