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FYI- we are still in a high fire danger. COZ220>222-226-227-131615- /O.EXP…

2020-10-13 09:41:11

FYI- we are still in a high fire danger.

COZ220>222-226-227-131615-
/O.EXP.KPUB.FW.W.0058.000000T0000Z-201013T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KPUB.FW.A.0043.201014T1600Z-201015T0200Z/
/O.CON.KPUB.FW.W.0059.201013T1800Z-201014T0000Z/
Upper Arkansas River Valley Including Lake County and Chaffee
County-
Teller County/Rampart Range Including Pikes Peak and Florissant
Fossil Beds National Monument-
Fremont County Including Canon City/Howard/Texas Creek-
Northern El Paso County Including Monument and Black Forest-
Southern El Paso County Including Fort Carson and Colorado
Springs-
614 PM MDT Mon Oct 12 2020

…RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 6 PM MDT
TUESDAY FOR GUSTY WINDS, LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND DRY FUELS FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 220…221…222…226 AND 227…

…FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS, LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND DRY
FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 220…221…222…226 AND 227…

…RED FLAG WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 6 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY
WINDS, LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND DRY FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
220…221…222…226 AND 227…

The National Weather Service in Pueblo has issued a Fire Weather
Watch for gusty winds, low relative humidity and dry fuels, which
is in effect from Wednesday morning through Wednesday evening.

* Affected Area…Fire Weather Zones 220…221…222…226 and
227.

* Winds…For Tuesday west 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 35 mph. For
Wednesday, west 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 55 mph.

* Relative Humidity…5 to 10 percent.

* Impacts…Conditions will be favorable for rapid rates of fire
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.

A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions
are forecast to occur. Listen for later forecasts and possible
Red Flag Warnings.


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