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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pueblo CO
300 PM MDT Wed May 23 2018

...A Red Flag Warning remains in effect until 8 PM today for
gusty winds, low humidity and dry fuels for fire weather zone 224
which includes the San Luis Valley...

COZ224-240200-
/O.CON.KPUB.FW.W.0040.000000T0000Z-180524T0200Z/
San Luis Valley Including Alamosa/Del Norte/Fort Garland/Saguache-
300 PM MDT Wed May 23 2018

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING
FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE
224...

* Affected Area...Fire Weather Zone 224.

* Winds...Southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

* Relative Humidity...As low as 13 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 dry fuels may contribute
to extreme fire behavior.

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