Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Pueblo, CO

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
407 AM MDT WED APR 15 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS
AND LOW HUMIDITIES FOR FIRE ZONES 224...227 THROUGH 233...235 AND
237...WHICH INCLUDES THE SAN LUIS VALLEY...SOUTHERN EL PASO...PUEBLO...EASTERN
HUERFANO...LAS ANIMAS...CROWLEY...OTERO... BENT AND BACA COUNTIES...

COZ224-227>233-235-237-160200-
/O.CON.KPUB.FW.W.0011.150415T1700Z-150416T0200Z/
SAN LUIS VALLEY-SOUTHERN EL PASO COUNTY-PUEBLO COUNTY-
HUERFANO COUNTY-WESTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY-CROWLEY COUNTY-
OTERO COUNTY-EASTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY-BENT COUNTY-BACA COUNTY-
407 AM MDT WED APR 15 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO
8 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 224...227...228...229...230...231...232...233...
235 AND 237...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 224...227...228...229...
  230...231...232...233...235 AND 237.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 8 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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