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  • Fire Weather Watch for Upper Huerfano River Basin County, Colorado
  • Fire Weather Watch issued March 23 at 6:11AM MDT until March 24 at 8:00PM MDT by NWS
  • Effective: Monday, March 23, 2015 at 6:11 a.m.
  • Expires: Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at 8 p.m.
  • ...A RED FLAG WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR STRONG WINDS...LOW
    RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND DRY FUELS...FROM NOON TODAY UNTIL 7 PM THIS
    EVENING...FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 224...229...230 AND 233 WHICH
    INCLUDES THE SAN LUIS VALLEY...HUERFANO AND LAS ANIMAS COUNTIES...
    ...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR STRONG WINDS...LOW
    RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND DRY FUELS...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY
    MORNING THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING FOR FIRE ZONES 226 THROUGH 237...
    WHICH INCLUDES ALL OF THE SOUTHEAST PLAINS AND I-25 CORRIDOR...
    ...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM MDT
    THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND DRY
    FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 229...230 AND 233...
    ...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING
    THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY
    AND DRY FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 229...230 AND 233...
    * AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 229...230 AND 233.
    * WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.
    * RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 9 PERCENT.
    * IMPACTS...EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR WILL BE POSSIBLE IF A FIRE
    STARTS.