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  • Fire Weather Watch for Northern Sangre de Cristo County, Colorado
  • Fire Weather Watch issued March 21 at 4:17AM MDT until March 22 at 7:00PM MDT by NWS
  • Effective: Monday, March 21, 2016 at 4:17 a.m.
  • Expires: Tuesday, March 22, 2016 at 7 p.m.
  • ...A RED FLAG WARNING HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THIS AFTERNOON
    THROUGH THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES FOR
    FIRE WEATHER ZONES 221...222 AND 224 THROUGH 230 WHICH
    INCLUDES THE SAN LUIS VALLEY...THE EASTERN MOUNTAINS AND
    THE ADJACENT PLAINS ALONG THE I-25 CORRIDOR...
    ...A FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR TUESDAY MORNING
    THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES
    FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 222 AND 224 THROUGH 237 WHICH INCLUDES
    THE SAN LUIS VALLEY...MOST OF THE EASTERN MOUNTAINS AND ALL
    OF THE SOUTHEAST COLORADO PLAINS...
    ...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON UNTIL 8 PM MDT TODAY FOR
    GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 222...224...
    225...226...227...228...229 AND 230...
    ...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING
    THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES FOR
    FIRE WEATHER ZONES 222...224...225...226...227...228...229 AND
    230...
    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PUEBLO HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG
    WARNING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITIES...WHICH IS IN EFFECT
    FROM NOON UNTIL 8 PM MDT TODAY.
    * AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 222...224...225...226...
    227...228...229 AND 230.
    * WINDS...SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 GUSTING TO 30 MPH TODAY AND 50 MPH
    ON TUESDAY.
    * TIMING...TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING.
    * RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 6 PERCENT.
    * IMPACTS...FIRES WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO START...GROW AND
    SPREAD RAPIDLY.