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Upper Arkansas River Valley Including Lake County and Chaffee
Teller County/Rampart Range Including Pikes Peak and Florissant
Fossil Beds National Monument-
Fremont County Including Canon City/Howard/Texas Creek-
San Luis Valley Including Alamosa/Del Norte/Fort Garland/Saguache-
Southern Front Range Including Sangre De Cristo Mountains/Wet
Mountains/La Veta Pass-
Northern El Paso County Including Monument and Black Forest-
Southern El Paso County Including Fort Carson and Colorado
Springs-Pueblo County Including Pueblo-
Huerfano County Including Walsenburg-
Western Las Animas County Including Trinidad and Thatcher-
Crowley County Including Ordway-
Otero County Including La Junta and Western Comanche Grasslands-
Eastern Las Animas County Including Pinon Canyon-
Bent County Including Las Animas-
352 AM MDT Thu Apr 19 2018
...RED FLAG WARNING NOW IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM
MDT THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS, LOW HUMIDITY, HIGH HAINES
INDICES AND DRY FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
231...232...233 AND 235...
* Affected Area...Fire Weather Zones 220...221...222...224...
225...226...227...228...229...230...231...232...233 and 235.
* Winds...South 25 to 35 mph with gusts of 45 to 50 mph.
* Relative Humidity...As low as 9 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 warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.
$$Winter Storm Watch
Western Mosquito Range/East Lake County Above 11000 Feet-
Eastern Sawatch Mountains Above 11000 Feet-
Western Chaffee County Between 9000 and 11000 Feet-
Western Mosquito Range/East Chaffee County Above 9000 Feet-
La Garita Mountains Above 10000 Feet-
Eastern San Juan Mountains Above 10000 Feet-
422 AM MDT Thu Apr 19 2018
...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH LATE
* WHAT...Snow, heavy at times and gusty winds possible.
Significant snow possible, favoring higher terrain locations.
Plan on difficult travel conditions.
* WHERE...Western Mosquito range and eastern Lake county above
11000 feet, eastern Sawatch mountains above 11000 feet, western
Chaffee county between 9000 and 11000 feet, the western Mosquito
Range and eastern Chaffee county above 9000 feet, the La Garita
mountains and the eastern San Juan mountains above 10000 feet.
* WHEN...From late tonight into Friday night.
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on difficult travel conditions,
including during the morning commute on Friday. Tree branches
could fall. Significant reductions in visibility are possible.
A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant
snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue
to monitor the latest forecasts.