Weather Alerts for El Paso Below 7500

Issued by the National Weather Service

Red Flag Warning  RED FLAG WARNING   Red Flag Warning
EL PASO BELOW 7500

Areas Affected:
Fremont County Including Canon City, Howard, Texas Creek - Huerfano County Including Walsenburg - Northern El Paso County Including Monument and Black Forest - Pueblo County Including Pueblo - Southern El Paso County Including Fort Carson and Colorado Springs
Effective: Fri, 11/24 9:00am Updated: Fri, 11/24 11:41am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Fri, 11/24 5:00pm Severity:  Severe  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...A Red Flag Warning has been issued from 9 AM this morning until
5 PM this afternoon for gusty winds, low relative humidity values,
and dry fuels for fire weather zones 222, 226, 227, 228 and 229
which includes Fremont, El Paso, Pueblo and eastern Huerfano
counties...
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO 5 PM MST
THIS AFTERNOON FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 222...226...227...228 AND 229...
The National Weather Service in Pueblo has issued a Red Flag
Warning for gusty winds and low relative humidity, which is in
effect from 9 AM this morning to 5 PM MST this afternoon.
* Affected Area...Fire Weather Zones 222...226...227...228 and
229.
* Winds...West 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.
* Relative Humidity...As low as 11 percent.
* Impacts...Conditions will be favorable for rapid rates of fire
growth and spread.

Information:
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.