Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Pueblo, CO

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
310 PM MDT WED APR 9 2014

...A RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW
HUMIDITY LEVELS AND DRY FUELS FROM UNTIL 8 PM THIS EVENING FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 222...224 AND 226 THROUGH 230...WHICH INCLUDES
FREMONT...EL PASO...PUEBLO...HUERFANO AND WESTERN LAS ANIMAS
COUNTIES AND THE SAN LUIS VALLEY...

COZ222-224-226>230-100200-
/O.CON.KPUB.FW.W.0014.000000T0000Z-140410T0200Z/
FREMONT COUNTY-SAN LUIS VALLEY-NORTHERN EL PASO COUNTY-
SOUTHERN EL PASO COUNTY-PUEBLO COUNTY-HUERFANO COUNTY-
WESTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY-
310 PM MDT WED APR 9 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING
FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND DRY FUELS FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 222...224...226...227...228...229 AND 230...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 222...224...226...227...
  228...229 AND 230.

* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

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

* IMPACTS...EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR WITH RAPID RATES OF FIRE
  GROWTH AND SPREAD CAN BE EXPECTED WITH ANY 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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