Colorado Springs Vicinity/Southern El Paso County/Rampart Range Below 7400 Ft Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

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Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 3:07 PM MDT Jun. 21, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning in effect from noon to 8 PM MDT Friday for
fire weather zone 221...

The National Weather Service in Pueblo has issued a red flag
warning, which is in effect from noon to 8 PM MDT Friday.

* Affected area... fire weather zone 221.

* Winds... west 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

* Relative humidity... as low as 14 percent.

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

* Haines... 6 or high potential for large plume dominated fire
growth.

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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