By Chris Spears

CASTLE ROCK, Colo. (CBS4) – After a few weeks of unsettled weather that brought much needed moisture to the Front Range and Eastern Plains there’s another stretch of dry and warm days ahead.

High temperatures in the 60s and 70s are expected for at least the next week with no significant rain or snow.

Despite the recent spring storms drought continues in eastern Colorado with the worst conditions along the Interstate 25 urban corridor between Castle Rock, Denver, Boulder and Fort Collins.

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A small wildfire broke out Monday afternoon west of downtown Castle Rock off North Faver Road. It burned just under two acres before it was brought under control.

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Wildfire Resources

– Visit’s Living With Wildfire section.

Wildfire Photo Galleries

– See images from the most destructive wildfires (Black Forest, Waldo Canyon, High Park and Fourmile) and largest wildfire (Hayman) in Colorado history.

Meteorologist Chris Spears writes about stories related to weather and climate in Colorado. Check out his bio, connect with him on Facebook or follow him on Twitter @ChrisCBS4.


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