Southern San Luis Valley Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 2:50 PM MDT Apr. 23, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect from noon to 7 PM MDT
Monday for gusty winds... low relative humidity and dry fuels for
fire weather zone 224...

* affected area... fire weather zone 224.

* Winds... west 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

* Relative humidity... as low as 12 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 warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.