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Weather Alert Detail

  • Fire Weather Watch for Garfield County, Colorado
  • Fire Weather Watch issued June 24 at 3:02PM MDT until June 24 at 8:00PM MDT by NWS
  • Effective: Monday, June 24, 2013 at 3:02 p.m.
  • Expires: Tuesday, June 25, 2013 at 8 p.m.
  • ...A RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW
    RELATIVE HUMIDITIES...HIGH HAINES AND DRY FUELS THROUGH 8 PM
    THIS EVENING FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 220 THROUGH 230...WHICH
    INCLUDES THE CENTRAL MOUNTAINS...THE EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS...
    THE LA GARITA MOUNTAINS...THE SAN LUIS VALLEY AND THE EASTERN
    MOUNTAINS...AND EL PASO...PUEBLO... HUERFANO...FREMONT AND WESTERN
    LAS ANIMAS COUNTIES...
    ...A FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW
    RELATIVE HUMIDITIES...HIGH HAINES AND DRY FUELS TUESDAY MORNING
    THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 224 AND 225...
    WHICH INCLUDES THE SAN LUIS VALLEY AND EASTERN MOUNTAINS...
    ...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING
    FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND HIGH HAINES INDICES
    FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 224 AND 225...
    ...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING
    THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...
    AND HIGH HAINES INDICES FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 224 AND 225...
    * AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 224 AND 225.
    * WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.
    * RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 4 TO 9 PERCENT.
    * IMPACTS...EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR CAN BE EXPECTED WITH RAPID
    RATES OF FIRE SPREAD AND GROWTH.
    * HAINES...6.