Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Pueblo, CO

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
251 PM MDT WED SEP 21 2016

...A FIRE WEATHER WATCH HAS BEEN ISSUED FROM NOON UNTIL 8 PM
FRIDAY FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES...AND DRY
FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 227 THROUGH 232...WHICH INCLUDES
SOUTHERN EL PASO...PUEBLO...CROWLEY...OTERO...EASTERN HUERFANO AND
WESTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTIES...

COZ227>232-221300-
/O.NEW.KPUB.FW.A.0012.160923T1800Z-160924T0200Z/
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-
251 PM MDT WED SEP 21 2016

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 227...228...229...230...231 AND 232...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PUEBLO HAS ISSUED A FIRE WEATHER
WATCH FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WHICH IS IN
EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING.

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 227...228...229...230...
  231 AND 232.

* 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 EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR
  WITH RAPID RATES OF GROWTH AND SPREAD POSSIBLE.

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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