Issued At: Wednesday, 16 May 2018, 7:29 PM MDT
Expires At: Thursday, 17 May 2018, 8:00 PM MDT
Northern el paso county including monument and black forest-
southern el paso county including fort carson and colorado
729 pm mdt wed may 16 2018
...red flag warning in effect from noon to 8 pm mdt thursday for
gusty winds, low relative humidity and dry fuels for fire weather
zones 226 and 227...
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.
* affected area...fire weather zones 226 and 227.
* winds...south 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.
* relative humidity...as low as 10 percent.
* impacts...conditions will be favorable for the rapid ignition,
growth and spread of fires.
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 dry fuels may contribute
to extreme fire behavior.