Huerfano County, Colorado
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Fire Weather Warning
COZ222-225>237-190100-
/O.CON.KPUB.FW.W.0005.180218T1700Z-180219T0100Z/
Fremont County Including Canon City/Howard/Texas Creek-
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-
Kiowa County Including Eads-Bent County Including Las Animas-
Prowers County Including Lamar-
Baca County Including Springfield and Eastern Comanche Grasslands-
355 AM MST Sun Feb 18 2018

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO
6 PM MST THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS, LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY DRY
FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 222...226...227...228...229...230...
231...232...233...234...235...236 AND 237...

* Affected Area...Fire Weather Zones 222...225...226...227...
228...229...230...231...232...233...234...235...236 and 237.

* Winds...Southwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 55 mph.

* Timing...Late Sunday morning through Sunday afternoon.

* Relative Humidity...As low as 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 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.

&&

$$
High Wind Warning
COZ072>075-078>080-082-087-190300-
/O.EXT.KPUB.HW.W.0004.000000T0000Z-180219T1900Z/
Northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Between 8500 And 11000 Feet-
Northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Above 11000 Feet-
Southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Between 7500 and 11000 Feet-
Southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Above 11000 Feet-
Wet Mountain Valley Below 8500 Feet-
Wet Mountains between 6300 and 10000 Feet-
Wet Mountains Above 10000 Feet-Pikes Peak Above 11000 Feet-
Walsenburg Vicinity/Upper Huerfano River Basin Below 7500 Feet-
INCLUDING La Veta Pass, Poncha Pass, Blanca Peak, Cuchara,
Stonewall, Weston, Spanish Peaks, Silver Cliff, Westcliffe, Rye,
Pikes Peak, and Walsenburg
1154 AM MST Sun Feb 18 2018

...HIGH WIND WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST MONDAY...

* LOCATION...the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, the Wet Mountains and
Wet Mountain Valley, Pikes Peak above 11000 feet and Huerfano
county along and west of Interstate 25.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...A strong jet will move across the area
bringing periods of strong damaging downslope winds through
Monday morning.

* WIND...West to southwest winds over the mountains 30 to 45 mph
with gusts up to around 80 mph, while lower elevation areas see
west winds 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 65 mph. The timing of
the strongest winds will be this evening through tonight.

* IMPACT...Strong winds will cause hazardous driving conditions
along portions of the Interstate 25 corridor. Minor property
damage will also be possible especially again tonight.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected
or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts
of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage.

&&

$$
Winter Weather Advisory
COZ073-075-082-190230-
/O.CON.KPUB.WW.Y.0011.180219T2100Z-180220T1500Z/
Northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Above 11000 Feet-
Southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Above 11000 Feet-
Pikes Peak Above 11000 Feet-
1118 AM MST Sun Feb 18 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM MONDAY TO
8 AM MST TUESDAY...

* WHAT...Snow and blowing snow expected. Total snow accumulations
of 3 to 6 inches, with localized amounts up to 8 inches, are
expected.

* WHERE...Northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Above 11000 Feet,
Southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Above 11000 Feet and Pikes
Peak Above 11000 Feet.

* WHEN...From 2 PM Monday to 8 AM MST Tuesday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on slippery road conditions. In
addition, significant reductions in visibility are likely. Winds
gusting as high as 55 mph will cause widespread blowing and
drifting snow. The cold wind chills as low as 25 below zero
could cause frostbite on exposed skin in as little as 30
minutes.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow and blowing snow means periods
of snow and blowing snow will cause primarily travel
difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited
visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest road
conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by
calling 5 1 1.

&&

$$
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