Red Flag Warning
Issued by NWS Pueblo, CO

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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
836 PM MDT TUE APR 14 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING WEDNESDAY 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...

...THE RED FLAG WARNING THAT WAS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM TODAY FOR
GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES FOR FIRE ZONES 224 AND 226 THROUGH
235...WHICH INCLUDES THE SAN LUIS VALLEY...EL PASO...PUEBLO...EASTERN
HUERFANO...LAS ANIMAS...CROWLEY...OTERO...KIOWA AND BENT COUNTIES
HAS BEEN ALLOWED TO EXPIRE...

COZ224-227>233-235-237-151845-
/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-
836 PM MDT TUE APR 14 2015

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM MDT
WEDNESDAY FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY 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...WEST 15 TO 25 GUSTING 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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