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Town of Center, CO
Tuesday May 10th, 2022 :: 03:04 p.m. MDT

Alert

Red Flag Warning until 10:00PM Thursday

The National Weather Service in Pueblo has issued a Red Flag Warning for gusty winds and low relative humidity, which is in effect from 10 AM to 10 PM MDT Wednesday. A Red Flag Warning has also been issued from 9 AM to 10 PM MDT Thursday. The Fire Weather Watch is no longer in effect.

* Affected Area...Fire Weather Zones 220...221...222...223... 224...225...226...227...228...229...230...231...232...233 and 235.

* Timing...the strongest winds and lowest humidity values are expected from mid morning through the evening, today, Wednesday and Thursday.

* Winds...Southwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.

* Relative Humidity...near 5 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 ... 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

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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