Weather Alerts for Canon City

Issued by the National Weather Service

Red Flag Warning  RED FLAG WARNING   Red Flag Warning
CANON CITY

Areas Affected:
Fremont County Including Canon City, Howard, Texas Creek - Huerfano County Including Walsenburg - San Luis Valley Including Alamosa, Del Norte, Fort Garland, Saguache - Western Las Animas County Including Trinidad and Thatcher
Effective: Tue, 4/7 12:00pm Updated: Tue, 4/7 2:04pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Tue, 4/7 8:00pm Severity:  Severe  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...A Red Flag Warning remains in effect from noon today to 8 PM
MDT this evening for gusty winds, low relative humidities and dry
fuels for fire weather zones 222...224...229 and 230 which
includes the San Luis Valley, Fremont, Huerfano and western Las
Animas Counties...
...RED FLAG WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM MDT
THIS EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE
WEATHER ZONES 222...224...229 AND 230...
* Affected Area...Fire Weather Zones 222...224...229 and 230.
* Winds...West 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.
* Relative Humidity...As low as 7 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.