Colorado Springs, CO

2:41 PM MST on February 21, 2017 (GMT -0700)
Crown Hill Mesa | | Change Station

Elev 6171 ft 38.82 °N, 104.85 °W | Updated 45 seconds ago

Clear
Clear
68.2 °F
Feels Like 68.2 °F
N
14.5
Wind Variable Wind from SW
Gusts 17.4 mph

Today
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--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.96 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 10000 ft
Few 24000 ft
Dew Point 27 °F
Humidity 21%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:42 AM 5:43 PM
Waning Crescent, 22% visible
METAR KCOS 212054Z 26021G26KT 10SM FEW100 FEW240 22/M18 A3009 RMK AO2 PK WND 25026/2052 WSHFT 1958 SLP144 T02171178 56016
Pressure 29.96 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 10000 ft
Few 24000 ft
Dew Point 27 °F
Humidity 21%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:42 AM 5:43 PM
Waning Crescent, 22% visible
METAR KCOS 212054Z 26021G26KT 10SM FEW100 FEW240 22/M18 A3009 RMK AO2 PK WND 25026/2052 WSHFT 1958 SLP144 T02171178 56016

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Fire Weather Watch, Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 2:01 PM MST Feb. 21, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect until 6 PM MST this evening
for wind and low relative humidity for eastern Douglas, Elbert and
Lincoln counties...

... Fire Weather Watch in effect from Wednesday morning through
Wednesday afternoon for wind and low relative humidity for
eastern Douglas, Elbert and Lincoln counties...

The National Weather Service in Denver has issued a Fire Weather
Watch for wind and low relative humidity... which is in effect
from Wednesday morning through Wednesday afternoon.

* Affected area... fire weather zones 241... 246 and 247.

* Timing... the fire danger will remain high through 6 PM MST this
evening, with a gradual improvement thereafter. Gusty winds and
warmer temperatures will produce another round of high fire
danger for the area by late Wednesday morning through Wednesday
afternoon.

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

* Relative humidity... as low as 10 percent this afternoon and
Wednesday afternoon.

* Impacts... if a fire starts, it will be capable of spreading
rapidly through grasses and brush due to the strong winds.

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 unseasonably warm
temperatures will 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.






323 am MST Tue Feb 21 2017

... Red flag warning remains in effect from 11 am this morning to
6 PM MST this evening for gusty winds and low relative humidity
for fire weather zone 221...

* affected area... fire weather zone 221.

* Winds... west 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

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

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

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 dry fuels could cause
extreme fire behavior.