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Fire Watch Issued For Western Colorado

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GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) – The National Weather Service is warning of dangerous fire conditions in western Colorado as windy weather moves through the state.

Forecasters say it will be warm and windy on Wednesday, reducing humidity and allowing critical fire weather conditions to develop.

The watch is in effect for six counties, including Mesa, Garfield, Pitkin, Eagle, Rio Blanco and Moffat.

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