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Town of Center, CO
Saturday May 28th, 2022 :: 03:20 p.m. MDT

Alert

Red Flag Warning until 09:00PM Sunday

The National Weather Service in Pueblo has issued a Fire Weather Watch for gusty winds and low relative humidity, which is in effect from Monday morning through Monday evening.

* Affected Area...Fire Weather Zones 222...224...227...228... 229...230...231...232...233...234...235...236 and 237.

* Winds...West 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 40 to 50 mph. Strongest gusts will be over the mountains.

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

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

* Lightning...Isolated cloud to ground lightning flashes will be possible Sunday afternoon over El Paso and Fremont counties, and possibly the San Luis Valley.

* AFFECTED AREAS: FREMONT COUNTY INCLUDING CANON CITY/HOWARD/TEXAS CREEK ... SAN LUIS VALLEY INCLUDING ALAMOSA/DEL NORTE/FORT GARLAND/SAGUACHE ... 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

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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