932  
WWUS85 KPUB 142103  
RFWPUB  
 
URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO  
303 PM MDT WED APR 14 2021  
 
...A RED FLAG WARNING IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM MDT THURSDAY  
FOR GUSTY WINDS, LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND DRY FUELS FOR FIRE  
WEATHER ZONE 224, WHICH INCLUDES THE SAN LUIS VALLEY...  
 
COZ224-151315-  
/O.UPG.KPUB.FW.A.0011.210415T1800Z-210416T0200Z/  
/O.NEW.KPUB.FW.W.0022.210415T1800Z-210416T0200Z/  
SAN LUIS VALLEY INCLUDING ALAMOSA/DEL NORTE/FORT GARLAND/SAGUACHE-  
303 PM MDT WED APR 14 2021  
 
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM MDT THURSDAY FOR  
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 224...  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PUEBLO HAS ISSUED A RED FLAG  
WARNING FOR GUSTY WINDS, LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND DRY FUELS,  
WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM MDT THURSDAY. THE FIRE  
WEATHER WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.  
 
* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 224.  
 
* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.  
 
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 12 PERCENT.  
 
* IMPACTS...CONDITIONS ARE ANTICIPATED TO BE FAVORABLE FOR RAPID  
RATES OF FIRE GROWTH AND SPREAD.  
 
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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