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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pueblo CO
254 PM MST Sun Mar 7 2021

...A Red Flag Warning has been issued from 11 AM to 6 PM Monday
for gusty winds, low relative humidity values and dry fuels for
fire weather zones 227 through 237...which includes all of the
southeast Colorado Plains...

...A Fire Weather Watch has been issued from Tuesday morning
through Tuesday afternoon for gusty winds, low relative humidity
values and dry fuels for fire weather zones 227 through
237...which includes all of the southeast Colorado Plains...

COZ227>233-235>237-081400-
/O.UPG.KPUB.FW.A.0001.210308T1800Z-210309T0100Z/
/O.NEW.KPUB.FW.W.0006.210308T1800Z-210309T0100Z/
/O.NEW.KPUB.FW.A.0002.210309T1800Z-210310T0100Z/
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-
Bent County Including Las Animas-Prowers County Including Lamar-
Baca County Including Springfield and Eastern Comanche Grasslands-
254 PM MST Sun Mar 7 2021

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 6 PM MST MONDAY FOR
GUSTY WINDS, LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND DRY FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER
ZONES 227...228...229...230...231...232...233...235...236 AND
237...

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH
TUESDAY AFTERNOON FOR GUSTY WINDS, LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND DRY
FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 227...228...229...230...231...232...233...
235...236 AND 237...

The National Weather Service in Pueblo has issued a Red Flag
Warning for gusty winds, low relative humidity and dry fuels,
which is in effect from 11 AM to 6 PM MST Monday. A Fire Weather
Watch has also been issued. This Fire Weather Watch for gusty
winds, low relative humidity and dry fuels is in effect from
Tuesday morning through Tuesday afternoon.

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

* Winds...Southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts 35 to 45 mph.

* Relative Humidity...10 to 15 percent.

* Impacts...Conditions will be favorable for rapid rates of fire
  growth and spread Monday morning through Monday afternoon, and
  again Tuesday 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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