Crestone Weather Center
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT

Crestone, Colorado

Warnings, Watches and Advisories:

Weather Warnings

 

Red Flag Warning


URGENT WEATHER MESSAGE

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO

305 PM MDT WED APR 23 2014

A RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW HUMIDITY LEVELS AND DRY FUELS THROUGH 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR THE SAN LUIS VALLEY... THE INTERSTATE 25 CORRIDOR AND ALL OF THE SOUTHEASTERN COLORADO PLAINS...

* WINDS...WEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH WIND 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.

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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