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URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pueblo CO
354 AM MDT Wed Apr 17 2024

COZ224-180200-
/O.UPG.KPUB.FW.A.0022.240418T1800Z-240419T0100Z/
/O.NEW.KPUB.FW.W.0023.240418T1800Z-240419T0100Z/
/O.CON.KPUB.FW.W.0022.240417T2000Z-240418T0100Z/
San Luis Valley Including Alamosa/Del Norte/Fort Garland/Saguache-
354 AM MDT Wed Apr 17 2024

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
7 PM MDT THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY
FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 224...

...RED FLAG HAS BEEN ISSUED FROM NOON TO 7 PM MDT THURSDAY FOR
GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 224...

The National Weather Service in Pueblo has issued a Red Flag
Warning for gusty winds and low relative humidity, which is in
effect from noon to 7 PM MDT Thursday. The Fire Weather Watch is
no longer in effect.

* Affected Area...Fire Weather Zone 224.

* Winds...Southwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* Relative Humidity...As low as 13 percent.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pueblo CO
354 AM MDT Wed Apr 17 2024

COZ222-227>230-233-180200-
/O.CON.KPUB.FW.W.0022.240417T1800Z-240418T0300Z/
Fremont County Including Canon City/Howard/Texas Creek-
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-
Eastern Las Animas County Including Pinon Canyon-
354 AM MDT Wed Apr 17 2024

...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM MDT
THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 222, 227, 228, 229, 230, AND 233...

* Affected Area...Fire Weather Zones 222, 227, 228, 229, 230 and
  233.

* Winds...Southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph.

* Relative Humidity...As low as 8 percent.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Pueblo CO
404 AM MDT Wed Apr 17 2024

COZ058>089-093>099-181015-
Western Mosquito Range/East Lake County Above 11000 Feet-
Leadville Vicinity/Lake County Below 11000 Feet-
Eastern Sawatch Mountains Above 11000 Feet-
Western Chaffee County Between 9000 and 11000 Feet-
Central Chaffee County Below 9000 Feet-
Western Mosquito Range/East Chaffee County Above 9000 Feet-
Saguache County West of Continental Divide Below 10000 Feet-
Saguache County East of Continental Divide Below 10000 Feet-
La Garita Mountains Above 10000 Feet-
Upper Rio Grande Valley/Eastern San Juan Mountains Below
10000 Feet-Eastern San Juan Mountains Above 10000 Feet-
Del Norte Vicinity/Northern San Luis Valley Below 8500 Feet-
Alamosa  Vicinity/Central San Luis Valley Below 8500 Feet-
Southern San Luis Valley-
Northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Between 8500 And 11000 Feet-
Northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Above 11000 Feet-
Southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Between 7500 and 11000 Feet-
Southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Above 11000 Feet-
Northwestern Fremont County Above 8500 Feet-
Western/Central Fremont County Below 8500 Feet-
Wet Mountain Valley Below 8500 Feet-
Wet Mountains between 6300 and 10000 Feet-
Wet Mountains Above 10000 Feet-
Teller County/Rampart Range Above 7500 Feet/Pikes Peak Between
7500 And 11000 Feet-Pikes Peak Above 11000 Feet-
Canon City Vicinity/Eastern Fremont County-
Northern El Paso County/Monument Ridge/Rampart Range Below
7500 Feet-
Colorado Springs Vicinity/Southern El Paso County/Rampart Range
Below 7400 Feet-Pueblo Vicinity/Pueblo County Below 6300 Feet-
Walsenburg Vicinity/Upper Huerfano River Basin Below 7500 Feet-
Trinidad Vicinity/Western Las Animas County Below 7500 Feet-
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-
404 AM MDT Wed Apr 17 2024

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of central...east
central...south central and southeast Colorado.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Critical fire weather conditions are expected over parts of the
region today, especially along the southern I-25 corridor, Fremont
county and the San Luis Valley. Near critical fire weather
conditions are expected over the remainder of the region.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

Critical fire weather conditions are expected within the San Luis
Valley both Thursday and Friday.

Isolated light showers will be possible Thursday and Friday mostly
along the mountains. Widespread precipitation chances return this
weekend, particularly on Saturday. Snow is expected along the
mountains, with mostly rain expected for lower elevations.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Weather spotters will not be needed today or tonight.

$$

34/SIMCOE

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
320 AM MDT Wed Apr 17 2024

COZ001>014-017>023-UTZ022>025-027>029-180930-
Lower Yampa River Basin-Central Yampa River Basin-
Roan and Tavaputs Plateaus-Elkhead and Park Mountains-
Upper Yampa River Basin-Grand Valley-Debeque to Silt Corridor-
Central Colorado River Basin-Grand and Battlement Mesas-
Gore and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain Valleys-
Central Gunnison and Uncompahgre River Basin-
West Elk and Sawatch Mountains-Flat Tops-
Upper Gunnison River Valley-Uncompahgre Plateau and Dallas Divide-
Northwest San Juan Mountains-Southwest San Juan Mountains-
Paradox Valley/Lower Dolores River-
Four Corners/Upper Dolores River-Animas River Basin-
San Juan River Basin-Southeast Utah-Eastern Uinta Mountains-
Eastern Uinta Basin-Tavaputs Plateau-Arches/Grand Flat-
La Sal and Abajo Mountains-Canyonlands/Natural Bridges-
320 AM MDT Wed Apr 17 2024

This hazardous weather outlook is for eastern Utah and western
Colorado.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Light snow will occur over the northwest Colorado mountains today
with a couple inches at best expected above 9000 feet. Breezy
conditions will occur with gusts up to 40 mph across the northern
valleys.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

Unsettled weather continues across the northern areas through the
end of the week as additional disturbances brush by the region.
Dry and warmer conditions return area wide late this weekend into
early next week.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX
313 AM CDT Wed Apr 17 2024

NMZ027>029-033-034-TXZ045>048-050>053-059>063-067>070-075-082-
270>282-180815-
Guadalupe Mountains of Eddy County-Eddy County Plains-
Northern Lea County-Central Lea County-Southern Lea County-Gaines-
Dawson-Borden-Scurry-Andrews-Martin-Howard-Mitchell-Loving-Winkler-
Ector-Midland-Glasscock-Ward-Crane-Upton-Reagan-Pecos-Terrell-
Guadalupe Mountains Above 7000 Feet-Guadalupe and Delaware Mountains-
Van Horn and Highway 54 Corridor-Eastern Culberson County-
Reeves County Plains-Chinati Mountains-Marfa Plateau-Davis Mountains-
Davis Mountains Foothills-Central Brewster County-Chisos Basin-
Presidio Valley-Lower Brewster County-
313 AM CDT Wed Apr 17 2024 /213 AM MDT Wed Apr 17 2024/

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for southeast New Mexico,
southwest Texas and western Texas.

.DAY ONE...Today and tonight.

Elevated to near critical fire weather conditions are possible this
afternoon and early evening across the Guadalupe and Delaware
Mountains and immediately adjacent plains.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday.

Thunderstorms with locally heavy rainfall are possible Friday
afternoon through Sunday.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not expected at this time.

$$

This product, along with other watches, warnings, advisories,
and statements issued by the National Weather Service Office in
Midland, can be found on the internet at...
https://weather.gov/midland

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Lubbock TX
228 AM CDT Wed Apr 17 2024

TXZ021>044-180730-
Parmer-Castro-Swisher-Briscoe-Hall-Childress-Bailey-Lamb-Hale-Floyd-
Motley-Cottle-Cochran-Hockley-Lubbock-Crosby-Dickens-King-Yoakum-
Terry-Lynn-Garza-Kent-Stonewall-
228 AM CDT Wed Apr 17 2024

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for the South Plains, Rolling
Plains, and the far Southern Texas Panhandle.

.DAY ONE...Today and tonight.

Elevated fire weather conditions will develop across the South
Plains and far southwestern Texas Panhandle as hot and dry
conditions persist across the area.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday.

Thunderstorm chances return to the region on Friday through Sunday.

$$

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