Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Pueblo, CO

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pueblo CO
447 AM MST Mon Nov 20 2017

...A Red Flag Warning has been issued from 10 am to 5 pm today
for gusty winds, low humidities and dry fuels for elevations below
9,000 feet across fire weather zones 221, 222, 225, 229 and 230
which includes Teller, Fremont, Custer, Huerfano and western Las
Animas Counties...

COZ221-222-225-229-230-210000-
/O.NEW.KPUB.FW.W.0033.171120T1700Z-171121T0000Z/
Teller County/Rampart Range Including Pikes Peak and Florissant
Fossil Beds National Monument-
Fremont County Including Canon City/Howard/Texas Creek-
Southern Front Range Including Sangre De Cristo Mountains/Wet
Mountains/La Veta Pass-Huerfano County Including Walsenburg-
Western Las Animas County Including Trinidad and Thatcher-
447 AM MST Mon Nov 20 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 5 PM MST
THIS AFTERNOON FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 221...222...225...229 AND 230...

The National Weather Service in Pueblo has issued a Red Flag
Warning for gusty winds and low relative humidity, which is in
effect from 10 AM this morning to 5 PM MST this afternoon.

* Affected Area...Fire Weather Zones 221...222...225...229 and
  230.

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

* Relative Humidity...As low as 9 percent.

* Impacts...Conditions will be favorable for the rapid ignition,
  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 humidities, and dry fuels will combine to
produce the potential for extreme fire behavior.

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