Red Flag Warning

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From Record Snow To Little Snow, Fire Danger Is Rising Across Colorado

The recent warm and dry weather has sparked several grass fires on Colorado’s eastern plains in recent weeks.

03/23/2015

A brush fire near Deer Trail in Elbert County on Sunday (credit: Michael Abeyta)

Heat Breaking Colorado Weather Records, Raising Fire Danger

The heat is breaking more weather records in Colorado and raising the risk of wildfires.

03/16/2015

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Fire Danger To Increase Ahead Of Weekend Storm

Winds will blow from the southwest and could top 40 mph at times.

04/25/2014

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High Fire Danger Plagues Eastern Plains

The fire risk in Colorado is getting higher on the Eastern Plains while a cold front is dampening that risk in some parts of the state brining cooler temperatures, slightly higher humidity and weaker winds.

04/10/2014

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Wildfire Season Outlook Mixed Across Colorado

Many factors will play into this year’s fire season, including drought, winter snow and this summer’s weather pattern.

03/20/2014

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Some Confused By Fire & Fireworks Bans In Larimer County

Red flag fire conditions in Larimer County have prompted county commissioners to vote on a county-wide open fire ban, but with the use and sale of fireworks in parts of the county still legal, some people are confused.

06/25/2013

The West Fork Complex Fire  (credit: CBS)

Winds Ease At West Fork Complex Fire, But Town Still A Concern

This is what counts as good news in Colorado’s wildfire season: a breezy day but at least not three straight hours of winds blowing at 25 mph or more.

06/25/2013

East Peak Fire (credit: CBS)

Red Flag Conditions For Fire Near Walsenburg

Firefighters battling the wildfire near Walsenburg are still facing red flag conditions.

06/25/2013

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Douglas County Sheriff Enacts Fireworks Ban

Douglas County is enacting a temporary ban on fireworks and open burning in unincorporated parts of the county.

06/10/2013

Weather Service Issues Red Flag Warning

The National Weather Service has issued a red flag fire warning for southwest Colorado.

05/24/2013

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