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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook...CORRECTED
National Weather Service Pueblo CO
1232 PM MDT Fri May 27 2022

COZ058>089-093>099-281830-
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-
1232 PM MDT Fri May 27 2022

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

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

Critical fire weather conditions are expected to occur across the
eastern San Juan and La Garita mountains into the San Luis Valley
this afternoon and early evening.

Isolated thunderstorms will be possible over the mountains and I-25
corridor region this afternoon and early evening. The primary concern
will be isolated cloud to ground lightning flashes and gusty winds
of 40 to 50 mph.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

On Saturday and through Monday, there will be more widespread
critical fire weather conditions across the southwest mountains
through the San Luis Valley and out across the southeast plains
during the afternoon and early evening hours.

Thunderstorms and some high elevation snow will be possible over
the central mountains early Sunday morning. More widespread
thunderstorms may occur over the southern mountains and along the
adjacent plains during the afternoon and evening hours on Sunday
and Monday. Little to no snow accumulations are expected for the
higher elevations, however a more convective shower and or
thunderstorm may produce a brief period of heavy and rapidly
accumulating snow.

Scattered strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible over
the far eastern plains late Tuesday evening, with the main threat
being strong and gusty outflow winds, and large hail. More
marginal thunderstorms will be possible over the eastern mountains
and along the I-25 corridor late Tuesday afternoon and evening.

Scattered thunderstorms will be possible again for the eastern
mountains and plains on Wednesday and Thursday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Weather conditions that meet reporting criteria for spotters will
be possible over portions of the region.

$$

SIMCOE/STEWARD



Fire Weather Watch

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pueblo CO
752 PM MDT Fri May 27 2022

...A Red Flag Warning remains in effect for Saturday from 11 AM
to 10 PM for gusty winds and low relative humidity for Fire
Weather Zones 222 through 224, and 226 through 237, which
includes the Interstate-25 corridor eastward across the plains as
well as Fremont County below 8000 feet, in addition to the
Eastern San Juan Mountains, the La Garita Mountains, and the San
Luis Valley...

...A Fire Weather Watch remains in effect for Sunday afternoon
through Sunday evening for gusty winds and low relative humidity
for Fire Weather Zones 222, 224, and 226 through 237 which
includes the Interstate-25 corridor eastward across the plains as
well as Fremont County below 8000 feet, in addition to the San
Luis Valley...

COZ222-226>237-281800-
/O.CON.KPUB.FW.W.0052.220528T1700Z-220529T0400Z/
/O.CON.KPUB.FW.A.0045.220529T1800Z-220530T0200Z/
Fremont County Including Canon City/Howard/Texas Creek-
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-
752 PM MDT Fri May 27 2022

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 10 PM MDT
SATURDAY FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 222... 226...227...228...229...230...231...232...233...234...235...
236 AND 237...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY
FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 222...226...227...228...229...230...231...232...
233...234...235...236 AND 237...

* Affected Area...Fire Weather Zones 222...226...227...228...
  229...230...231...232...233...234...235...236 and 237.

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

* Relative Humidity...As low as 7 percent.

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

* Lightning...Isolated cloud to ground lightning flashes will
  also be possible this afternoon.

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.

&&

$$



Red Flag Warning

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pueblo CO
752 PM MDT Fri May 27 2022

...A Red Flag Warning remains in effect for Saturday from 11 AM
to 10 PM for gusty winds and low relative humidity for Fire
Weather Zones 222 through 224, and 226 through 237, which
includes the Interstate-25 corridor eastward across the plains as
well as Fremont County below 8000 feet, in addition to the
Eastern San Juan Mountains, the La Garita Mountains, and the San
Luis Valley...

...A Fire Weather Watch remains in effect for Sunday afternoon
through Sunday evening for gusty winds and low relative humidity
for Fire Weather Zones 222, 224, and 226 through 237 which
includes the Interstate-25 corridor eastward across the plains as
well as Fremont County below 8000 feet, in addition to the San
Luis Valley...

COZ222-226>237-281800-
/O.CON.KPUB.FW.W.0052.220528T1700Z-220529T0400Z/
/O.CON.KPUB.FW.A.0045.220529T1800Z-220530T0200Z/
Fremont County Including Canon City/Howard/Texas Creek-
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-
752 PM MDT Fri May 27 2022

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 10 PM MDT
SATURDAY FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 222... 226...227...228...229...230...231...232...233...234...235...
236 AND 237...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY
FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 222...226...227...228...229...230...231...232...
233...234...235...236 AND 237...

* Affected Area...Fire Weather Zones 222...226...227...228...
  229...230...231...232...233...234...235...236 and 237.

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

* Relative Humidity...As low as 7 percent.

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

* Lightning...Isolated cloud to ground lightning flashes will
  also be possible this afternoon.

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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