Crestone Weather Center
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT

Crestone, Colorado

Warnings, Watches and Advisories:

Weather Warnings

Red Flag Warning

 

 

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pueblo CO
252 PM MDT Mon Jun 26 2017

A RED FLAG WARNING HAS BEEN ISSUED FROM NOON UNTIL 8 PM MDT TUESDAY FOR THE SAN LUIS VALLEY...

The National Weather Service in Pueblo has issued a Red Flag Warning for gusty winds, low relative humidity and dry fuels, which is in effect from noon to 8 PM MDT Tuesday.

* Affected Area...San Luis Valley Including Alamosa/Del Norte/Fort Garland/Saguache.... and Fremont County Including Canon City/Howard/Texas Creek

* Winds... west 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Relative Humidity... 10 to 15 percent.

* Impacts... conditions will be favorable for the rapid ignition, growth and spread of fires.

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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