La Junta Vicinity/Otero County 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 from 11 am to 8 PM MDT
Sunday for gusty winds and low relative humidity for fire weather
zones 231... 232... 233... 234... 235... 236 and 237...

* affected area... fire weather zones 231... 232... 233... 234...
235... 236 and 237.

* Winds... northwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.

* Timing... 11 am Sunday through 8 PM Sunday.

* Relative humidity... as low as 10 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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