Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Pueblo, CO

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
307 PM MDT WED APR 15 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM THIS EVENING FOR
GUSTY WINDS...LOW HUMIDITIES AND DRY FUELS FOR FIRE ZONES 224 AND
227 THROUGH 237...WHICH INCLUDES THE SAN LUIS VALLEY...SOUTHERN
EL PASO COUNTY AND ALL OF THE SOUTHEASTERN COLORADO PLAINS...

COZ224-227>237-160200-
/O.CON.KPUB.FW.W.0011.000000T0000Z-150416T0200Z/
SAN LUIS VALLEY-SOUTHERN EL PASO COUNTY-PUEBLO COUNTY-
HUERFANO COUNTY-WESTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY-CROWLEY COUNTY-
OTERO COUNTY-EASTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY-KIOWA COUNTY-BENT COUNTY-
PROWERS COUNTY-BACA COUNTY-
307 PM MDT WED APR 15 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 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...234...235...236 AND 237.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...3 TO 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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