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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pueblo CO
448 AM MDT Mon Apr 24 2017

...A RED FLAG WARNING IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON UNTIL 7 PM TODAY
FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY AND DRY FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONE 224 WHICH INCLUDES THE SAN LUIS VALLEY...

COZ224-250100-
/O.CON.KPUB.FW.W.0024.170424T1800Z-170425T0100Z/
San Luis Valley Including Alamosa/Del Norte/Fort Garland/Saguache-
448 AM MDT Mon Apr 24 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM MDT
THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONE 224...

* Affected Area...Fire Weather Zone 224.

* Winds...west 20 to 30 gusting to 40 mph.

* Relative Humidity...as low as 13 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 dry fuels could lead
to extreme fire behavior.

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