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Town of Center, CO
Monday May 9th, 2022 :: 03:51 a.m. MDT

Alert

Red Flag Warning until 09:00PM Tuesday

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 to 9 PM MDT Tuesday. The Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.

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

* Winds...Southwest 35 to 45 mph with gusts up to 85 mph.

* Timing...through 9 PM Monday. The strongest winds will occur overnight tonight with poor humidity recoveries.

* Relative Humidity...As low as 7 percent.

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

* AFFECTED AREAS: TELLER COUNTY/RAMPART RANGE INCLUDING PIKES PEAK AND FLORISSANT FOSSIL BEDS NATIONAL MONUMENT ... 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

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.

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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