Colorado Springs, CO

3:47 PM MST on February 22, 2017 (GMT -0700)
Crown Hill Mesa | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Fire Weather Warning

Elev 6171 ft 38.82 °N, 104.85 °W | Updated 10 seconds ago

Clear
Clear
63.7 °F
Feels Like 63.7 °F
N
3.4
Wind Variable Wind from SE
Gusts 4.9 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.55 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 10000 ft
Few 23000 ft
Dew Point 23 °F
Humidity 21%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:40 AM 5:44 PM
Waning Crescent, 14% visible
METAR KCOS 222154Z 24018G28KT 10SM FEW100 FEW230 19/M14 A2974 RMK AO2 PK WND 25028/2147 SLP005 T01891144
Pressure 29.55 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 10000 ft
Few 23000 ft
Dew Point 23 °F
Humidity 21%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:40 AM 5:44 PM
Waning Crescent, 14% visible
METAR KCOS 222154Z 24018G28KT 10SM FEW100 FEW230 19/M14 A2974 RMK AO2 PK WND 25028/2147 SLP005 T01891144

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Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 3:02 PM MST Feb. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect until 6 PM MST this evening
for fire weather zones 227... 228... 229... 230... 231... 232 and
233...

... Red flag warning remains in effect from 11 am to 6 PM
MST Thursday for fire weather zones 227... 228... 229... 230...
231... 232 and 233...

* affected area... fire weather zones 227... 228... 229... 230...
231... 232 and 233.

* Winds... for the rest of today... southwest winds 20 to 30 mph
with gusts to 40 mph. For tomorrow... southwest 25 to 35 mph with
gusts up to 50 mph.

* Relative humidity... as low as 10 percent today and 10 to 15
percent tomorrow.

* Temperatures... 70s today... and in the 50s to mid 60s tomorrow.

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





127 PM MST Wed Feb 22 2017

... Red flag warning remains in effect until 6 PM MST this evening
for wind and low relative humidity for fire weather zones 241...
246... and 247...

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

* Timing... fire danger will stay elevated and continue to be
extreme through the afternoon.

* Winds... west 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph..especially
over eastern Douglas and western Elbert counties.

* Relative humidity... as low as 12 percent.

* Impacts... fires will ignite easily and spread rapidly due to
dry fuels and 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 warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.