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
417 AM MDT Mon Oct 14 2019

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

The National Weather Service in Pueblo has issued a Red Flag Warning

* Affected Area... includes Teller County-Rampart Range-Pikes Peak-Sangre De Cristo Mountains-Wet Mountains-La Veta Pass-Wet Mountain Valley-El Paso County-Pueblo County-Huerfano County.

* Winds... West 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Relative Humidity... As low as 7 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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