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
1031 AM MST Mon Nov 20 2017

A RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS AFTERNOON FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...

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


* Affected Area...Teller County/Rampart Range Including Pikes Peak and Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument-Fremont County Including Canon City/Howard/Texas Creek-Southern Front Range Sangre De Cristo Mountains Including Crestone/Wet Mountains/La Veta Pass-Huerfano County Including Walsenburg-Western Las Animas County Including Trinidad and Thatcher

* Winds... West 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 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 humidities, and dry fuels will combine to produce the potential for extreme fire behavior.

 

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