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  • Fire Weather Watch for La Junta Vicinity, Otero County County, Colorado
  • Fire Weather Watch issued April 14 at 4:19AM MDT until April 15 at 8:00PM MDT by NWS
  • Effective: Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at 4:19 a.m.
  • Expires: Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at 8 p.m.
  • ...A RED FLAG WARNING IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM UNTIL 8 PM TODAY
    FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW HUMIDITIES AND EXISTING DRY CONDITIONS
    FOR FIRE ZONES 224 AND 226 THROUGH 235...WHICH INCLUDES THE SAN
    LUIS VALLEY AS WELL AS EL PASO...PUEBLO...EASTERN HUERFANO...LAS
    ANIMAS...CROWLEY...BENT...OTERO AND KIOWA COUNTIES...
    ...A FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND
    EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW HUMIDITIES AND EXISTING DRY
    CONDITIONS FOR FIRE ZONES 224...228...229...230...231 AND 237...
    WHICH INCLUDES THE SAN LUIS VALLEY AS WELL AS PUEBLO...LAS ANIMAS
    ...OTERO...BACA AND AND EASTERN HUERFANO COUNTIES...
    ...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
    8 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES FOR FIRE
    WEATHER ZONES 226...227...231 AND 232...
    ...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
    WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES FOR FIRE
    WEATHER ZONE 232...
    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PUEBLO HAS ISSUED A FIRE WEATHER
    WATCH FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
    FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING.
    * AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 232.
    * WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH WIND GUSTS AROUND 30 MPH.
    * RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 7 PERCENT.
    * IMPACTS...POTENTIAL FOR RAPID FIRE IGNITION...GROWTH AND
    SPREAD.