…Red Flag Warning for portions of the higher terrain and plains
on Sunday from noon until 7 pm…
…Fire Weather Watch for portions of the higher terrain and
plains Monday afternoon through early Monday evening…
This hazardous weather outlook is for northeast and north central
.DAY ONE…Today and Tonight
Areas of fog will continue over northern Larimer County for the
rest of the morning, impacting drivers along Highway 287.
A few showers may be possible over the far eastern plains into
the early afternoon as well as over the mountains, otherwise a
windy day is in store. Gusty winds up to 40 mph in the mountains
and 25 to 35 mph over the plains will be possible all day and
overnight, with only slight weakening overnight.
Areas of dense fog may creep into the far northeastern corner
.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…Sunday through Friday
Critical fire danger will be in place Sunday afternoon and early
evening due to gusty winds and low humidity levels across portions
of the higher terrain and plains. Southwest winds will gust from
50 to 60 mph at times over the higher terrain with 35 to 50 mph
across portions of the plains.
Critical fire danger may occur again Monday afternoon due to
gusty southwest winds and low humidity levels across portions of
the higher terrain and plains.
Fire danger will decrease east of the divide on Tuesday as a cold
front moves across northeast Colorado. However, west of the divide
fire danger will remain elevated. There will be a good chance of
showers across portions of the plains Tuesday night and again
Wednesday night. Over the higher terrain rain chances will be
Thursday looks dry across the forecast area with moisture
increasing on Friday and a chance of late day showers and
thunderstorms for most areas.
.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT…
Spotter activation will not be needed today or tonight.