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Colorado, Colorado Springs Vicinity/Southern El Paso County/Rampart Range Below 7400 Ft

Fire Weather Warning

Statement as of 8:27 PM MST on February 21, 2017

Expires 8:00 PM EST on February 22, 2017


... Red flag warning in effect from 11 am to 6 PM MST Wednesday
for wind and low relative humidity for portions of Lincoln and
Elbert counties...

The National Weather Service in Denver has issued a red flag
warning for wind and low relative humidity... which is in effect
from 11 am to 6 PM MST Wednesday. The Fire Weather Watch is no
longer in effect.

* Affected area... fire weather zones 241... 246 and 247.

* Timing... gusty winds and warm temperatures will produce
another round of high fire danger for the area by late
Wednesday morning through Wednesday afternoon.

* Winds... southwest 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Relative humidity... as low as 10 percent.

* Impacts... if a fire starts, it will be capable of spreading
rapidly through grasses and brush due to the strong winds.

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.






717 PM MST Tue Feb 21 2017

... Red flag warning remains in effect from 11 am to 6 PM MST
Wednesday for for fire weather zones 222... 226... 227... 228...
229... 230... 231... 232 and 233...

* affected area... fire weather zones 222... 226... 227... 228...
229... 230... 231... 232 and 233.

* Winds... west 15 to 25 gusting to 40 mph.

* Relative humidity... 5 to 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 conditions will be favorable for the
rapid ignition, growth and spread of fires. Extreme fire behavior
will be possible. Outdoor burning or any other activities that
could ignite a wildfire should be postponed during the hours
leading up to, including and following the red flag warning.





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