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Red Flag Warning issued for area

The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for most of western Colorado, including Archuleta County.

The warning is in effect From Thursday noon to 8 p.m. for gusty winds, low humidity and dry fuels.

A Red Flag Warning indicates critical fire weather conditions are occurring now or will occur shortly.

A combination of strong winds, low relative humidity and warm temperatures can contribute to extreme fire behavior.

Breezy conditions are expected today as wind gusts could reach 30-40 mph. Thunderstorms are possible in the afternoon and evening hours.

 

This story was posted on June 13, 2013.

One Response to Red Flag Warning issued for area

  1. Desert Willow

    June 13, 2013 at 1:40 pm

    Praying for Rain….