Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Pueblo, CO

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE...CORRECTED
National Weather Service Pueblo CO
357 AM MDT Sun May 27 2018

...A Red Flag Warning remains in effect from Noon until 9 PM MDT
today for gusty winds, low humidity, and dry fuels for fire
weather zones 220 through 230, which includes all areas from the
I-25 corridor and westward to the Continental Divide...

...A Fire Weather Watch has been issued from late Monday Morning
until Monday Evening for gusty winds, low humidity and dry fuels
for fire weather zones 224, 225, 229 and 230, which includes the
Sangre De Cristo and Wet Mountains and Wet Mountain Valley, the
San Luis valley and the southern I-25 corridor of Huerfano and
western Las Animas counties...

COZ224-225-229-230-280200-
/O.NEW.KPUB.FW.A.0034.180528T1700Z-180529T0300Z/
/O.CON.KPUB.FW.W.0042.180527T1800Z-180528T0300Z/
San Luis Valley Including Alamosa/Del Norte/Fort Garland/Saguache-
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-
357 AM MDT Sun May 27 2018

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT
THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 224...225...229 AND 230...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH
MONDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 224...225...229 AND 230...

The National Weather Service in Pueblo has issued a Fire Weather
Watch for gusty winds and low relative humidity, which is in
effect from Monday morning through Monday evening.

* Affected Area...Fire Weather Zones 224...225...229 and 230.

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

* Relative Humidity...As low as 6 percent.

* Winds for Sunday...South 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* Relative Humidity on Sunday...As low as 5 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.

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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COZ220>223-226>228-280200-
/O.CON.KPUB.FW.W.0042.180527T1800Z-180528T0300Z/
Upper Arkansas River Valley Including Lake County and Chaffee
County-
Teller County/Rampart Range Including Pikes Peak and Florissant
Fossil Beds National Monument-
Fremont County Including Canon City/Howard/Texas Creek-
Eastern San Juan Mountains and La Garita Mountains Including Wolf
Creek Pass and Creede-
Northern El Paso County Including Monument and Black Forest-
Southern El Paso County Including Fort Carson and Colorado
Springs-Pueblo County Including Pueblo-
357 AM MDT Sun May 27 2018

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT
THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 220...221...222...223...226...227 AND 228...

* Affected Area...Fire Weather Zones 220...221...222...223...
  226...227 and 228.

* Winds for Sunday...South 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* Relative Humidity on Sunday...As low as 5 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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