Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Pueblo, CO

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
1036 AM MDT THU APR 16 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM TODAY FOR GUSTY
WINDS...LOW HUMIDITIES AND DRY FUELS FOR FIRE ZONE 224...WHICH
INCLUDES THE SAN LUIS VALLEY...

COZ224-170100-
/O.EXT.KPUB.FW.W.0012.150416T1636Z-150417T0100Z/
SAN LUIS VALLEY-
1036 AM MDT THU APR 16 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR
GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 224...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 224.

* WINDS...SOUTH 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 12 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS...POTENTIAL FOR RAPID FIRE IGNITION...GROWTH AND
  SPREAD.

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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