Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Pueblo, CO

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pueblo CO
432 AM MDT Fri Sep 22 2017

...A Red Flag Warning is in effect from 11 AM until 7 PM MDT
today for gusty winds, low humidities and dry fuels for fire
weather zones 227 through 232, which includes the southern I-25
corridor and the adjacent plains of Crowley and Otero counties...

COZ227>232-230100-
/O.CON.KPUB.FW.W.0030.170922T1700Z-170923T0100Z/
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-
432 AM MDT Fri Sep 22 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO
7 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
227...228...229...230...231 AND 232...

* Affected Area...Fire Weather Zones 227...228...229...230...
  231 and 232.

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

* Relative Humidity...as low as 14 percent.

* Impacts...Conditions will be favorable for 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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