Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Pueblo, CO

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
611 AM MDT MON MAR 23 2015

...A RED FLAG WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR STRONG WINDS...LOW
RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND DRY FUELS...FROM NOON TODAY UNTIL 7 PM THIS
EVENING...FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 224...229...230 AND 233 WHICH
INCLUDES THE SAN LUIS VALLEY...HUERFANO AND LAS ANIMAS COUNTIES...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR STRONG WINDS...LOW
RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND DRY FUELS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY
MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING FOR FIRE ZONES 226 THROUGH 237...
WHICH INCLUDES ALL OF THE SOUTHEAST PLAINS AND I-25 CORRIDOR...

COZ229-230-233-240415-
/O.CON.KPUB.FW.W.0001.150323T1800Z-150324T0100Z/
/O.CON.KPUB.FW.A.0001.150324T1700Z-150325T0200Z/
HUERFANO COUNTY-WESTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY-
EASTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY-
611 AM MDT MON MAR 23 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM MDT
THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND DRY
FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 229...230 AND 233...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING
THROUGH TUESDAY 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 9 PERCENT.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

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.

&&

$$

COZ224-240100-
/O.CON.KPUB.FW.W.0001.150323T1800Z-150324T0100Z/
SAN LUIS VALLEY-
611 AM MDT MON MAR 23 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM MDT
THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND DRY
FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 224...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 224.

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 12 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.

&&

$$

COZ226>228-231-232-234>237-240415-
/O.CON.KPUB.FW.A.0001.150324T1700Z-150325T0200Z/
NORTHERN EL PASO COUNTY-SOUTHERN EL PASO COUNTY-PUEBLO COUNTY-
CROWLEY COUNTY-OTERO COUNTY-KIOWA COUNTY-BENT COUNTY-
PROWERS COUNTY-BACA COUNTY-
611 AM MDT MON MAR 23 2015

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING
THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING 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 45 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 8 PERCENT.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE
RED FLAG WARNINGS.

&&

$$


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