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Red Flag Warning

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pueblo CO
417 AM MDT Mon Oct 14 2019

...A Red Flag Warning for gusty winds, low humidity and dry fuels
is in effect from 11 AM MDT until 8 PM MDT today, for fire
weather zones 220 through 223 and 225 through 230, which includes
Lake, Chaffee, Teller, and Fremont counties, the eastern San
Juan, La Garita, Sangre de Cristo, and Wet Mountains, the Wet
Mountain Valley, and El Paso, Pueblo, Huerfano, and western Las
Animas Counties...

COZ221-225>230-150200-
/O.EXB.KPUB.FW.W.0021.191014T1700Z-191015T0200Z/
Teller County/Rampart Range Including Pikes Peak and Florissant
Fossil Beds National Monument-
Southern Front Range Including Sangre De Cristo Mountains/Wet
Mountains/La Veta Pass-
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-
417 AM MDT Mon Oct 14 2019

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM MDT
THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 221...225...226...227...228...229 AND 230...

The National Weather Service in Pueblo has issued a Red Flag
Warning for gusty winds and low relative humidity, which is in
effect from 11 AM this morning to 8 PM MDT this evening.

* Affected Area...Fire Weather Zones 221...225...226...227...
  228...229 and 230.

* Winds...West 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Relative Humidity...As low as 8 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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