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WWUS85 KPUB 180953  
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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO CO  
353 AM MDT MON OCT 18 2021  
 
...A RED FLAG WARNING IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 7 PM MDT TODAY  
FOR STRONG WINDS, LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND DRY FUELS, FOR FIRE  
WEATHER ZONES 229, 230, 233 AND 237, WHICH INCLUDES EASTERN  
HUERFANO, LAS ANIMAS AND BACA COUNTIES...  
 
...A FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR TUESDAY AFTERNOON  
THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING FOR STRONG WINDS, LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY  
AND DRY FUELS, FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 222, 227, 228, 229, 230, 231,  
232, 234, 235, 236 AND 237, WHICH INCLUDES FREMONT, SOUTHERN EL  
PASO, PUEBLO, HUERFANO, WESTERN LAS ANIMAS, CROWLEY, OTERO, BENT,  
PROWERS, KIOWA AND BACA COUNTIES...  
 
COZ229-190200-  
/O.EXA.KPUB.FW.W.0037.211018T1900Z-211019T0100Z/  
/O.CON.KPUB.FW.A.0022.211019T1800Z-211020T0100Z/  
HUERFANO COUNTY INCLUDING WALSENBURG-  
353 AM MDT MON OCT 18 2021  
 
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM  
MDT THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR  
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 229...  
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON  
THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY  
FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 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 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM MDT THIS EVENING.  
 
* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 229.  
 
* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.  
 
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 12 PERCENT.  
 
* IMPACTS...CONDITIONS WILL BE FAVORABLE FOR RAPID FIRE SPREAD AND  
GROWTH BOTH TODAY AND TUESDAY.  
 
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.  
 
A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS  
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE  
RED FLAG WARNINGS.  
 

 
 

 
 
COZ230-190200-  
/O.EXA.KPUB.FW.A.0022.211019T1800Z-211020T0100Z/  
/O.CON.KPUB.FW.W.0037.211018T1900Z-211019T0100Z/  
WESTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY INCLUDING TRINIDAD AND THATCHER-  
353 AM MDT MON OCT 18 2021  
 
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO  
7 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY  
FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 230...  
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH  
TUESDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR  
FIRE WEATHER ZONE 230...  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PUEBLO HAS ISSUED A FIRE WEATHER  
WATCH FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY, WHICH IS IN  
EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING.  
 
* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 230.  
 
* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.  
 
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 12 PERCENT.  
 
* IMPACTS...CONDITIONS WILL BE FAVORABLE FOR RAPID FIRE SPREAD AND  
GROWTH BOTH TODAY AND TUESDAY.  
 
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.  
 
A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS  
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE  
RED FLAG WARNINGS.  
 

 
 

 
 
COZ237-190200-  
/O.CON.KPUB.FW.W.0037.211018T1900Z-211019T0100Z/  
/O.CON.KPUB.FW.A.0022.211019T1800Z-211020T0100Z/  
BACA COUNTY INCLUDING SPRINGFIELD AND EASTERN COMANCHE GRASSLANDS-  
353 AM MDT MON OCT 18 2021  
 
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO  
7 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY  
FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 237...  
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON  
THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY  
FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 237...  
 
* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 237.  
 
* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.  
 
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 13 PERCENT.  
 
* IMPACTS...CONDITIONS WILL BE FAVORABLE FOR RAPID FIRE SPREAD AND  
GROWTH BOTH TODAY AND TUESDAY.  
 
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.  
 
A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS  
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE  
RED FLAG WARNINGS.  
 

 
 

 
 
COZ233-190100-  
/O.CON.KPUB.FW.W.0037.211018T1900Z-211019T0100Z/  
EASTERN LAS ANIMAS COUNTY INCLUDING PINON CANYON-  
353 AM MDT MON OCT 18 2021  
 
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO  
7 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY  
FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 233...  
 
* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 233.  
 
* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.  
 
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 13 PERCENT.  
 
* IMPACTS...CONDITIONS WILL BE FAVORABLE FOR RAPID FIRE SPREAD AND  
GROWTH THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING.  
 
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.  
 

 
 

 
 
COZ222-227-228-231-232-234>236-190200-  
/O.CON.KPUB.FW.A.0022.211019T1800Z-211020T0100Z/  
FREMONT COUNTY INCLUDING CANON CITY/HOWARD/TEXAS CREEK-  
SOUTHERN EL PASO COUNTY INCLUDING FORT CARSON AND COLORADO  
SPRINGS-PUEBLO COUNTY INCLUDING PUEBLO-  
CROWLEY COUNTY INCLUDING ORDWAY-  
OTERO COUNTY INCLUDING LA JUNTA AND WESTERN COMANCHE GRASSLANDS-  
KIOWA COUNTY INCLUDING EADS-BENT COUNTY INCLUDING LAS ANIMAS-  
PROWERS COUNTY INCLUDING LAMAR-  
353 AM MDT MON OCT 18 2021  
 
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON  
THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY  
FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 222...227...228...231...232...234...  
235 AND 236...  
 
* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONES 222...227...228...231...  
232...234...235 AND 236.  
 
* WINDS...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.  
 
* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 11 PERCENT.  
 
* IMPACTS...CONDITIONS MAY BECOME FAVORABLE FOR RAPID FIRE SPREAD  
AND GROWTH ON TUESDAY  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A FIRE WEATHER WATCH MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS  
ARE FORECAST TO OCCUR. LISTEN FOR LATER FORECASTS AND POSSIBLE  
RED FLAG WARNINGS.  
 

 
 

 
 
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