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: 9:50 PM MDT Sep. 21, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning in effect from 11 am to 7 PM MDT Friday for
gusty winds and low relative humidity for fire weather zones
227... 228... 229... 230... 231 and 232...

The National Weather Service in Pueblo has issued a red flag
warning for gusty winds and low relative humidity, which is in
effect from 11 am to 7 PM MDT Friday.

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

* Winds... south 15 to 30 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* Relative humidity... as low as 13 percent.

* Impacts... conditions will be favorable for rapid 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.




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