Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Pueblo, CO

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
715 PM MDT MON MAR 23 2015

...A RED FLAG WARNING FOR STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY
AND DRY FUELS...EXPIRED AT 7 PM THIS EVENING...FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 224...229...230 AND 233...WHICH INCLUDES THE SAN LUIS VALLEY
AND HUERFANO AND LAS ANIMAS COUNTIES...

...A RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 8 PM MDT
TUESDAY FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND DRY
FUELS...FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 226 THROUGH 237...WHICH INCLUDES
ALL OF THE SOUTHEASTERN COLORADO PLAINS...

COZ229-230-233-241715-
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/O.CON.KPUB.FW.W.0002.150324T1600Z-150325T0200Z/
HUERFANO COUNTY-WESTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY-
EASTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY-
715 PM MDT MON MAR 23 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 8 PM MDT
TUESDAY FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND DRY
FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 229... 230 AND 233...
...RED FLAG WARNING EXPIRED AT 7 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY
WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND DRY FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 229...230 AND 233...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 229...230 AND 233.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 10 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.

&&

$$

COZ224-240215-
/O.EXP.KPUB.FW.W.0001.000000T0000Z-150324T0100Z/
SAN LUIS VALLEY-
715 PM MDT MON MAR 23 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING EXPIRED AT 7 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY
WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND DRY FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE
224...

WINDS AND HUMIDITIES ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN BELOW CRITERIA FOR
THE REST OF TONIGHT.

$$

COZ226>228-231-232-234>237-241715-
/O.CON.KPUB.FW.W.0002.150324T1600Z-150325T0200Z/
NORTHERN EL PASO COUNTY-SOUTHERN EL PASO COUNTY-PUEBLO COUNTY-
CROWLEY COUNTY-OTERO COUNTY-KIOWA COUNTY-BENT COUNTY-
PROWERS COUNTY-BACA COUNTY-
715 PM MDT MON MAR 23 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 8 PM MDT
TUESDAY FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND DRY
FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 226...227...228...231...232...
234...235...236 AND 237...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 226...227...228...231...
  232...234...235...236 AND 237.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 9 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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