Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Pueblo, CO

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pueblo CO
319 AM MDT Thu Sep 21 2017

...A Red Flag Warning is in effect from Noon until 7 PM MDT
today for gusty winds, low humidities and dry fuels for fire
weather zones 226 through 237 which includes the I-25 corridor and
the southeast Colorado plains...

COZ226>237-220100-
/O.CON.KPUB.FW.W.0029.170921T1800Z-170922T0100Z/
Northern El Paso County Including Monument and Black Forest-
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-
Eastern Las Animas County Including Pinon Canyon-
Kiowa County Including Eads-Bent County Including Las Animas-
Prowers County Including Lamar-
Baca County Including Springfield and Eastern Comanche Grasslands-
319 AM MDT Thu Sep 21 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM MDT
THIS EVENING FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 226...227...228...229...230...
231...232...233...234...235...236 AND 237...

* Affected Area...Fire Weather Zones 226...227...228...229...
  230...231...232...233...234...235...236 and 237.

* Winds...southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 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 relative humidity, and warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.

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