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  • Red Flag Warning 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
  • Red Flag Warning issued April 08 at 2:45PM MDT until April 09 at 8:00PM MDT by NWS
  • Effective: Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at 2:45 p.m.
  • Expires: Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at 8 p.m.
  • ...A RED FLAG WARNING HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW
    HUMIDITY LEVELS 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...
    ...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM MDT WEDNESDAY FOR
    FIRE WEATHER ZONES 222...227...228...229 AND 230...
    THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PUEBLO HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG WARNING
    WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM MDT WEDNESDAY. THE FIRE WEATHER
    WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.
    * AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 222...227...228...229 AND
    230.
    * WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.
    * RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 9 PERCENT.
    * IMPACTS...EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR WITH RAPID RATES OF FIRE
    GROWTH AND SPREAD CAN BE EXPECTED WITH ANY FIRE STARTS.