Colorado Springs Vicinity/Southern El Paso County/Rampart Range Below 7400 Ft Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

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Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 11:38 AM MDT Oct. 19, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning remains in effect until 8 PM MDT today for
gusty winds and low relative humidity for fire weather zones 220
and 221...

* affected area... fire weather zones 220 and 221.

* Winds... west 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 60 mph.

* Timing... noon through 8 PM today.

* Relative humidity... as low as 14 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.





1138 am MDT Sat Oct 19 2019

... Red flag warning remains in effect until 8 PM MDT this evening
for gusty winds and low relative humidity for fire weather zones
222... 224... 225... 226... 227... 228... 229 and 230...
... Red flag warning remains in effect from 11 am to 8 PM MDT
Sunday for gusty winds and low relative humidity for fire weather
zones 222... 224... 225... 226... 227... 228... 229 and 230...

* affected area... fire weather zones 222... 224... 225... 226...
227... 228... 229 and 230.

* Winds... west 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 55 mph.

* Timing... noon through 8 PM today and 11 am Sunday through 8 PM
Sunday evening.

* Relative humidity... as low as 8 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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