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  • Fire Weather Watch for Southern Sangre de Cristo, Upper Purgatoire River Basin, Eastern Las Animas County, Trinidad Vicinity, Western Las Animas County below 7500 feet, La Junta Vicinity, Otero County County, Colorado
  • Fire Weather Watch issued April 08 at 3:12AM MDT until April 09 at 8:00PM MDT by NWS
  • Effective: Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at 3:12 a.m.
  • Expires: Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 8 p.m.
  • ...A FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW
    HUMIDITY AND DRY FUELS FROM 1200 TO 2000 WEDNESDAY FOR FIRE
    WEATHER ZONES 222 AND 227 THROUGH 230...WHICH INCLUDES
    FREMONT...SOUTHERN EL PASO...PUEBLO...HUERFANO AND WESTERN LAS
    ANIMAS COUNTIES...
    ...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
    WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND DRY
    FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 222...227...228...229 AND 230...
    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PUEBLO HAS ISSUED A FIRE WEATHER
    WATCH FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND DRY FUELS...WHICH
    IS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH WEDNESDAY EVENING.
    * AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 222...227...228...229 AND
    230.
    * WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.
    * RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 10 PERCENT.
    * IMPACTS...EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR WITH RAPID RATES OF FIRE
    GROWTH AND SPREAD CAN BE EXPECTED WITH ANY FIRE STARTS.