Walsenburg Vicinity/Upper Huerfano River Basin Below 7500 Ft Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 3:01 PM MDT May. 27, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect until 9 PM MDT this evening
for gusty winds, low relative humidity, dry fuels, and high
Haines indices for fire weather zones 224... 225... 229 and 230...

... Red flag warning in effect from noon to 9 PM MDT Monday for
gusty winds, low relative humidity, dry fuels, and high Haines
indices for fire weather zones 224... 225... 229 and 230...

The National Weather Service in Pueblo has issued a red flag
warning for gusty winds, low relative humidity, and high Haines
indices, which is in effect from noon to 9 PM MDT Monday. The
Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.

* Affected area... fire weather zones 224... 225... 229 and 230.

* Winds... southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

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

* Winds for Sunday... south 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* Relative humidity on Sunday... as low as 5 percent.

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

* Haines... 6.

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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