Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Pueblo, CO

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

...A RED FLAG WARNING WILL BE IN EFFECT FROM NOON FRIDAY 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...

COZ226>233-231945-
/O.CON.KPUB.FW.W.0021.160923T1800Z-160924T0200Z/
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-
944 PM MDT THU SEP 22 2016

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

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 226...227...228...229...
  230...231...232 AND 233.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND 45 MPH.

* TIMING...FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING.

* MINIMUM 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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