Washington County Hazardous Weather Outlook

…High to Extreme Fire Danger This Weekend…

This hazardous weather outlook is for northeast and north central

.DAY ONE…Today and Tonight

Areas in and near the mountains will be warmer and drier today.
Wind gusts of 20 to 30 mph will be common this afternoon in the
mountains, causing elevated fire danger. The eastern parts of the
plains will not be as warm after some morning cloudiness.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…Sunday through Friday

Hot, windy and dry conditions on Sunday will produce high to
extreme fire danger. Conditions will be most extreme in the Front
Range mountains below 10 thousand feet, high mountain valleys, in
and near the northern foothills and Cheyenne Ridge. A Fire
Weather Watch is in effect for most of these areas on Sunday

Temperatures will be closer to normal through most of next week as
a series of cool fronts move into the northeast plains. There
will be a slight chance of thunderstorms by the mid-week, with a
better chance of thunderstorms by the end of the week.


Spotter activation will not be needed today or tonight.

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