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Town of Center, CO
Saturday May 7th, 2022 :: 09:58 a.m. MDT

Alert

Red Flag Warning until 12:00AM Monday

The National Weather Service in Pueblo has issued a Red Flag Warning for gusty winds and low relative humidity, which is in effect from 11 AM Sunday to midnight MDT Sunday night. The Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.

* Affected Area...Fire Weather Zones 220...221...222...223... 224...225...226...227...228...229 and 230.

* Winds...Southwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 60 mph.

* Timing...Strongest winds will occur during the afternoon and evening hours today, Sunday and Monday.

* Relative Humidity...5 to 10 percent.

* Impacts...Conditions will be favorable for rapid rates of fire growth and spread.

* AFFECTED AREAS: UPPER ARKANSAS RIVER VALLEY INCLUDING LAKE COUNTY AND CHAFFEE COUNTY ... TELLER COUNTY/RAMPART RANGE INCLUDING PIKES PEAK AND FLORISSANT FOSSIL BEDS NATIONAL MONUMENT ... FREMONT COUNTY INCLUDING CANON CITY/HOWARD/TEXAS CREEK ... EASTERN SAN JUAN MOUNTAINS AND LA GARITA MOUNTAINS INCLUDING WOLF CREEK PASS AND CREEDE ... 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

Instructions:

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.

Address/Location
Town of Center, CO
294 S Worth St
Center, CO 81125

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 719-754-3497

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Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Red Flag Warning

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