Las Animas County, Colorado
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Fire Weather Warning
COZ226>237-231615-
/O.CON.KPUB.FW.W.0022.170323T1700Z-170324T0200Z/
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-
614 PM MDT Wed Mar 22 2017

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM MDT
THURSDAY FOR GUSTY WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND DRY FUELS FOR
FIRE WEATHER ZONES 226...227...228...229...230...231...232...
233...234...235...236 AND 237...

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

* Winds...southwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

* 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 expected. Strong winds, low relative humidity, and dry fuels
will result in the potential for extreme fire behavior. Burning
or any other activities that could accidentally spark a wildfire
should be postponed.

&&

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High Wind Watch
COZ084>089-093>099-231215-
/O.CON.KPUB.HW.A.0005.170324T0900Z-170324T2300Z/
Northern El Paso County/Monument Ridge/Rampart Range Below
7500 Ft-
Colorado Springs Vicinity/Southern El Paso County/Rampart Range
Below 7400 Ft-Pueblo Vicinity/Pueblo County Below 6300 Feet-
Walsenburg Vicinity/Upper Huerfano River Basin Below 7500 Ft-
Trinidad Vicinity/Western Las Animas County Below 7500 Ft-
Crowley County-La Junta Vicinity/Otero County-
Eastern Las Animas County-Western Kiowa County-
Eastern Kiowa County-Las Animas Vicinity/Bent County-
Lamar Vicinity/Prowers County-Springfield Vicinity/Baca County-
INCLUDING Black Forest, Colorado Springs, Peterson AFB, Pueblo,
Walsenburg, Trinidad, Ordway, Olney Springs, La Junta,
Rocky Ford, Branson, Kim, Eads, Sheridan Lake, Las Animas, Lamar,
Springfield, and Walsh
1009 PM MDT Wed Mar 22 2017

...HIGH WIND WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY NIGHT
THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

* LOCATION...all of the Southeast Colorado Plains, including
Colorado Springs, Pueblo, Walsenburg, Trinidad, La Junta,
Lamar and Springfield.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...a strong cold front will drop south across
the Eastern Colorado Plains late Thursday night, and through
the day on Friday.

* WIND...north at 35 to 45 mph with gusts in excess of 65 mph.

* IMPACT...these winds will pose a hazard to high profile
vehicles, especially on east to west oriented roadways. Winds
may also take down power lines and trees, knock out power,
cause property damage, and reduced visibilities; due to snow
over the Palmer Divide, and possibly dust across the Eastern
Plains.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A High Wind Watch means there is the potential for a hazardous
high wind event. Sustained winds of at least 40 mph, or gusts of
58 mph or stronger may occur. Continue to monitor the latest
forecasts.

&&

$$
Winter Storm Watch
COZ073-075-080-082-231215-
/O.CON.KPUB.WS.A.0010.170323T2100Z-170325T0000Z/
Northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains above 11000 Ft-
Southern Sangre De Cristo Mountains Above 11000 Ft-
Wet Mountains above 10000 Ft-Pikes Peak above 11000 Ft-
INCLUDING Blanca Peak, Spanish Peaks, and Pikes Peak
1013 PM MDT Wed Mar 22 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

* LOCATION...the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, Wet Mountains and
Pikes Peak above 11000 feet.

* CAUSE AND TIMING...a strong storm system will move across the
region Thursday afternoon through Friday. It will be capable of
producing periods of heavy snow across the higher elevations of
the Eastern Mountains.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...10 to 16 inches with locally higher
amounts possible, especially on Pikes Peak.

* WIND...north at 20 to 30 mph, with gusts of 55 to 60 mph.

* IMPACT...hazardous conditions are expected due to strong
winds, blowing snow, poor visibilities and icy, now covered
roads.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant
snow, sleet, or ice accumulations that may impact travel.
Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.

&&

$$

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