Weather Alerts for Teller County

Issued by the National Weather Service

Red Flag Warning  RED FLAG WARNING   Red Flag Warning
TELLER COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Eastern San Juan Mountains and La Garita Mountains Including Wolf Creek Pass and Creede - Fremont County Including Canon City, Howard, Texas Creek - Northern El Paso County Including Monument and Black Forest - Pueblo County Including Pueblo - Southern El Paso County Including Fort Carson and Colorado Springs - Teller County, Rampart Range Including Pikes Peak and Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument - Upper Arkansas River Valley Including Lake County and Chaffee County
Effective: Sun, 5/27 3:01pm Updated: Sun, 5/27 7:12pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sun, 5/27 9:00pm Severity:  Severe  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...A Red Flag Warning remains in effect until 9 PM MDT today for
gusty winds, low humidity, and dry fuels for fire weather zones
220 through 230, which includes all areas from the I-25 corridor
and westward to the Continental Divide...
...A Red Flag Warning has been issued from Noon to 9 PM MDT Monday
for gusty winds, low humidity and dry fuels for fire weather zones
224, 225, 229 and 230, which includes the Sangre De Cristo and
Wet Mountains and Wet Mountain Valley, the San Luis valley and the
southern I-25 corridor of Huerfano and western Las Animas
counties...
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING
FOR GUSTY WINDS, LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY, DRY FUELS, AND HIGH
HAINES INDICES FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES 220...221...222...223...226...227
AND 228...
* Affected Area...Fire Weather Zones 220...221...222...223...
226...227 and 228.
* Winds for Sunday...South 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.
* Relative Humidity on Sunday...As low as 5 percent.
* Impacts...Conditions will be favorable for the rapid ignition,
growth and spread of fires.

Information:
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.