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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pueblo CO
400 AM MDT Tue Oct 19 2021

...A Red Flag Warning remains in effect from Noon until 7 PM MDT
Today for strong winds, low relative humidity and dry fuels, for
Fire Weather Zones 222, 227, 228, 229, 230, 231, 232, 233, 234,
235, 236 and 237, which includes Fremont, southern El Paso,
Pueblo, Huerfano, Las Animas, Crowley, Otero, Bent, Prowers, Kiowa
and Baca Counties...

COZ222-227>237-200100-
/O.CON.KPUB.FW.W.0038.211019T1800Z-211020T0100Z/
Fremont County Including Canon City/Howard/Texas Creek-
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-
400 AM MDT Tue Oct 19 2021

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM MDT
THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 222...227...228...229...230...231...232...233...
234...235...236 AND 237...

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

* Winds...West 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Relative Humidity...As low as 12 percent.

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

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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