Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Pueblo, CO

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
1024 PM MDT WED APR 1 2015

...A RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW
HUMIDITIES FROM NOON TO 6 PM THURSDAY FOR FIRE ZONES 224...
230 AND 233 WHICH INCLUDES THE SAN LUIS VALLEY AND LAS ANIMAS
COUNTY...

COZ224-230-233-022030-
/O.CON.KPUB.FW.W.0004.150402T1800Z-150403T0000Z/
SAN LUIS VALLEY-WESTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY-
EASTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY-
1024 PM MDT WED APR 1 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 6 PM MDT
THURSDAY FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 230 AND 233...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 224...230 AND 233.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 14 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...POTENTIAL FOR RAPID FIRE IGNITION...GROWTH AND
  SPREAD.

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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