Red Flag Warning
URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pueblo CO
342 AM MDT Wed Jul 8 2020
A RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS, LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY, AND HIGH HAINES INDICES
* Affected Area...
The Upper Arkansas River Valley Including Lake County and Chaffee County-Fremont County Including Canon City/Eastern San Juan Mountains and La Garita Mountains Including Wolf Creek Pass and Creede-San Luis Valley Including Alamosa/Saguache-Southern Front Range/Sangre De Cristo
Mountains including the Crestone foothillls/Wet Mountains/La Veta Pass.
* Winds... West 10 to
25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.
Humidity... 5 to 10 percentt.
* Impacts... Conditions will be favorable for rapid rates of fire growth and spread.
* Haines... Scale
is at a 6.
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.
A Haines Index of 6 means a high potential for an existing fire to become large or exhibit erratic fire behavior. A 5 means medium potential, 4 means low potential, and anything less than 4 means very low potential.
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