Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Pueblo, CO

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pueblo CO
410 AM MST Mon Feb 27 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
226 THROUGH 237 WHICH INCLUDES ALL OF THE INTERSTATE 25 CORRIDOR
AND THE SOUTHEAST COLORADO PLAINS...

COZ226>237-280100-
/O.CON.KPUB.FW.W.0009.170227T1800Z-170228T0100Z/
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-
Kiowa County Including Eads-Bent County Including Las Animas-
Prowers County Including Lamar-
Baca County Including Springfield and Eastern Comanche Grasslands-
410 AM MST Mon Feb 27 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO
6 PM MST THIS EVENING FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 226...227...228...
229...230...231...232...233...234...235...236 AND 237...

* Affected Area...Fire Weather Zones 226...227...228...229...
  230...231...232...233...234...235...236 and 237...Which includes
  all of the Interstate 25 corridor and all of the Southeast
  Plains.

* Winds...Southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* Relative Humidity...as low as 13 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 warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.

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