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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Pueblo CO
520 AM MDT Thu Oct 22 2020

COZ058>089-093>099-231130-
Western Mosquito Range/East Lake County Above 11000 Feet-
Leadville Vicinity/Lake County Below 11000 Feet-
Eastern Sawatch Mountains Above 11000 Feet-
Western Chaffee County Between 9000 and 11000 Feet-
Central Chaffee County Below 9000 Feet-
Western Mosquito Range/East Chaffee County Above 9000 Feet-
Saguache County West of Continental Divide Below 10000 Feet-
Saguache County East of Continental Divide Below 10000 Feet-
La Garita Mountains Above 10000 Feet-
Upper Rio Grande Valley/Eastern San Juan Mountains Below
10000 Feet-Eastern San Juan Mountains Above 10000 Feet-
Del Norte Vicinity/Northern San Luis Valley Below 8500 Feet-
Alamosa  Vicinity/Central San Luis Valley Below 8500 Feet-
Southern San Luis Valley-
Northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Between 8500 And 11000 Feet-
Northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Above 11000 Feet-
Southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Between 7500 and 11000 Feet-
Southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Above 11000 Feet-
Northwestern Fremont County Above 8500 Feet-
Western/Central Fremont County Below 8500 Feet-
Wet Mountain Valley Below 8500 Feet-
Wet Mountains between 6300 and 10000 Feet-
Wet Mountains Above 10000 Feet-
Teller County/Rampart Range Above 7500 Feet/Pikes Peak Between
7500 And 11000 Feet-Pikes Peak Above 11000 Feet-
Canon City Vicinity/Eastern Fremont County-
Northern El Paso County/Monument Ridge/Rampart Range Below
7500 Feet-
Colorado Springs Vicinity/Southern El Paso County/Rampart Range
Below 7400 Feet-Pueblo Vicinity/Pueblo County Below 6300 Feet-
Walsenburg Vicinity/Upper Huerfano River Basin Below 7500 Feet-
Trinidad Vicinity/Western Las Animas County Below 7500 Feet-
Crowley County-La Junta Vicinity/Otero County-
Eastern Las Animas County-Western Kiowa County-
Eastern Kiowa County-Las Animas Vicinity/Bent County-
Lamar Vicinity/Prowers County-Springfield Vicinity/Baca County-
520 AM MDT Thu Oct 22 2020

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of central...east
central...south central and southeast Colorado.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Dangerous fire weather conditions will exist into this evening
across much of southern Colorado.  Winds will gust in excess of 40
mph with humidity values under 15 percent.  If a fire should start,
rapid rates of growth will be possible.  Outdoor burning activities
should be postponed until another day.

A strong cold front will drop south across the Plains this afternoon
and evening.  Areas of blowing dust will be possible, reducing
visibilities on area highways.  Strong cross winds are expected on
east to west highways, including Highway 50.

Cold temperatures will settle across the region by Friday morning,
with widespread 20s.  Those with sensitive outdoor plants should
bring them inside.  Exposed pipes and sprinklers could freeze.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

Critical fire weather conditions will be possible over the region
on Saturday, especially along the southern I-25 corridor region.

A strong cold front will move across the region Saturday night and
this will usher in much colder air to the region on Sunday and
Monday. Snow will likely develop over the central mountains
Saturday night and progress south and east across the region
Sunday morning into Sunday afternoon. Locally heavy snow will be
possible over the mountains, especially the southwest mountains,
with some accumulating snow possible along the I-25 corridor
region during the day Sunday and Sunday night.

the cold weather will last into Tuesday morning. Low temperatures
both Monday morning and Tuesday morning will be in the teens over
the plains.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Weather spotters will not be needed today or tonight.

$$

88/Hodanish




Red Flag Warning

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pueblo CO
326 PM MDT Thu Oct 22 2020

...A Red Flag Warning remains in effect until 7 PM this evening
for gusty winds, low relative humidity and dry fuels for fire
weather zones 220...222...223...224...225...229...230...and
233...which includes the San Luis Valley, Lake, Chaffee, Huerfano,
Fremont, and Las Animas Counties, the Sangre de Cristo Mountains,
Wet Mountains and Wet Mountain Valley, and the Eastern San Juan
and La Garita Mountain ranges...

...A Fire Weather Watch has been issued from Saturday afternoon
into Saturday evening for gusty winds, low humidity values and
dry fuels for fire weather zones 222...224...225...229...230,
which includes Fremont, Huerfano, Las Animas counties, the San
Luis Valley, the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, Wet Mountains and
Wet Mountain Valley...

COZ220-223-233-230100-
/O.CON.KPUB.FW.W.0066.000000T0000Z-201023T0100Z/
Upper Arkansas River Valley Including Lake County and Chaffee
County-
Eastern San Juan Mountains and La Garita Mountains Including Wolf
Creek Pass and Creede-
Eastern Las Animas County Including Pinon Canyon-
326 PM MDT Thu Oct 22 2020

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM MDT THIS EVENING
FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 220...223 AND 233...

* Affected Area...Fire Weather Zones 220...223 and 233.

* Winds...West 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.

* Relative Humidity...As low as 10 percent.

* Impacts...Conditions will be favorable for rapid rates of fire
  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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