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
249 PM MDT Sat Oct 14 2017

RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY

 

Burning or any other activity that could accidentally start a wildfire should not be attempted

 

* Affected Area...Southern El Paso, Pueblo, Huerfano, Las Animas, Crowley and Otero counties... Plus The San Luis Valley Including but not limited to Alamosa/Del Norte/Fort Garland/Saguache and areas outside of Crestone out in the valley including Casita Park and the Grants.

* Winds... Northwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

* Relative Humidity...As low as 7 percent.

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.

 

- Current Crestone Condiations Cam 24 hr loop

 

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