Northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Between 8500 And 11000 Ft Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch
Issued: 2:26 PM MDT May. 25, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning in effect from noon to 9 PM MDT Saturday for
gusty winds, low relative humidity, and dry fuels, for fire
weather zones 220... 221... 222... 223... 224... 225... 226... 227...
228... 229 and 230...

... Fire Weather Watch in effect from late Sunday morning through
Sunday evening for gusty winds, low relative humidity, and dry
fuels, for fire weather zones 220... 221... 222... 223... 224... 225... 226...
227... 228... 229 and 230...

The National Weather Service in Pueblo has issued a red flag
warning for gusty winds, low relative humidity, and dry fuels,
which is in effect from noon to 9 PM MDT Saturday. A Fire Weather
Watch has also been issued. This Fire Weather Watch for gusty
winds, low relative humidity, and dry fuels is in effect from
Sunday morning through Sunday evening.

* Affected area... fire weather zones 220... 221... 222... 223...
224... 225... 226... 227... 228... 229 and 230.

* Winds... south 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Relative humidity... as low as 6 percent.

* Impacts... conditions will be favorable for the rapid ignition,
growth and spread of fires.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
may develop. Listen for later forecasts and possible red flag
warnings.

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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