…RED FLAG WARNING FOR THE HIGH MOUNTAIN VALLEYS, SUMMIT
COUNTY…SOUTHERN FRONT RANGE FOOTHILLS, PALMER DIVIDE, AND EAST
CENTRAL PLAINS NOON TO 7 PM TODAY… …FIRE WEATHER WATCH HIGH
MOUNTAIN VALLEYS TUESDAY…
This hazardous weather outlook is for northeast and north central
.DAY ONE…This Afternoon and Tonight
Critical fire danger is still expected to occur this afternoon
due to gusty winds and low humidity levels across portions of the
higher terrain and southern plains. Southwest winds will gust up
to 40 mph with relative humidities down below 15 percent.
Fog and drizzle may develop after midnight tonight and could
impact travel in the foothills. Fog and drizzle may also develop
over the plains but there is lower confidence that it will impact
.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…Tuesday through Sunday
Fire danger will remain high over the mountain valleys on Tuesday
and Wednesday due to gusty and dry southwest winds. Meanwhile,
fire danger will decrease significantly across the plains as a
cool and moist airmass filters in. Scattered light rain showers
can also be expected into Wednesday.
Fire danger will likely remain elevated in the mountains through
the end of the week with breezy conditions and low humidity.
.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT…
Spotter activation will not be needed today or tonight.