Crestone Weather Center
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT

Crestone, Colorado

Warnings, Watches and Advisories:

Weather Warnings

 

 

Red Flag Warning
 


URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO
416 AM MDT SAT JUL 16 2016

A RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 12 PM MDT SATURDAY UNTIL 9 PM MDT SATURDAY FOR GUSTY WINDS... LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND DRY FUELS.

* AFFECTED AREA... TELLER COUNTY AND THE RAMPART RANGE... THE CENTRAL MOUNTAINS AND UPPER AKANSAS RIVER VALLEY... FREMONT COUNTY... THE EASTERN SAN JUAN AND LA GARTIA MOUNTAINS... THE SAN LUIS VALLEY AND THE SANGRE DE CRISTO MOUNTAINS AND WET MOUNTAINS AND THE WET MOUNTAIN VALLEY...

* WINDS... WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY... 5 TO 10 PERCENT.

* IMPACTS... RAPID IGNITION... GROWTH AND SPREAD OF FIRES WILL BE POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW.... OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS... LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY... AND WARM TEMPERATURES CAN CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.


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