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..RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR FIRE WEATH…

2020-10-21 16:45:45

..RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM MDT THIS EVENING
FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 220 AND 222…
…RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 7 PM MDT THURSDAY FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 220 AND 222…

The National Weather Service in Pueblo has issued a Red Flag
Warning for gusty winds, low humidity values and dry fuels, which
is in effect from 10 AM to 7 PM MDT Thursday. The Fire Weather
Watch is no longer in effect.

* Affected Area…Fire Weather Zones 220 and 222.

* Winds…West 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 55 mph.

* Relative Humidity…As low as 11 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.


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