Crestone Weather Center
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT

Crestone, Colorado

 

Warnings, Watches and Advisories:

 

Red Flag Warning

 

 

Red Flag Warning
URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pueblo CO
405 AM MDT Sun Oct 20 2019

RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS, LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND DRY FUELSY

* Affected Area... includes the San Luis Valley-the Southern Front Range-Sangre De Cristo Mountains/Wet Mountains/La Veta Pass-El Paso County-Huerfano County-Las Animas County-and the Interstate 25 Corridor.

* Winds... Northwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 60 mph.

* Timing... 11 AM through 8 PM this evening.

* Relative Humidity... 5 to 10 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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