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Air Quality Alert

COC107-291500-
Routt-
1010 PM MDT Wed Jul 28 2021

...AIR QUALITY HEALTH ADVISORY FOR WILDFIRE SMOKE FROM 800 AM
WEDNESDAY UNTIL 900 AM THURSDAY...

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has
issued the following...

WHAT...Air Quality Health Advisory for Wildfire Smoke.

WHERE...northern Routt County. Locations include, but are not
limited to Glen Eden and Clark.

WHEN...800 AM Wednesday July 28 to 900 AM Thursday July 29

IMPACTS...Areas of moderate to heavy smoke have been observed in
close proximity to the Morgan Creek wildfire in northern Routt
County Wednesday morning. Smoke concentrations should gradually
decrease late Wednesday morning as atmospheric mixing improves.
Scattered showers and thunderstorms will be possible Wednesday
afternoon, and may produce gusty erratic, gusty winds which could
send smoke in any direction. By late Wednesday evening, smoke will
begin to drain to lower elevations surrounding the fire. This will
likely bring periods of heavy smoke again to areas along Morgan
and Reed Creeks, eventually draining into the Elk River Valley and
impacting the communities of Glen Eden and Clark through Thursday
morning.

HEALTH INFORMATION...Public Health Recommendations: If smoke is
thick or becomes thick in your neighborhood you may want to remain
indoors. This is especially true for those with heart disease,
respiratory illnesses, the very young, and the elderly. Consider
limiting outdoor activity when moderate to heavy smoke is present.
Consider relocating temporarily if smoke is present indoors and is
making you ill. If visibility is less than 5 miles in smoke in
your neighborhood, smoke has reached levels that are unhealthy.

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Grand Junction CO
410 AM MDT Wed Jul 28 2021

COZ001>014-017>023-UTZ022>025-027>029-291015-
Lower Yampa River Basin-Central Yampa River Basin-
Roan and Tavaputs Plateaus-Elkhead and Park Mountains-
Upper Yampa River Basin-Grand Valley-Debeque to Silt Corridor-
Central Colorado River Basin-Grand and Battlement Mesas-
Gore and Elk Mountains/Central Mountain Valleys-
Central Gunnison and Uncompahgre River Basin-
West Elk and Sawatch Mountains-Flat Tops-
Upper Gunnison River Valley-Uncompahgre Plateau and Dallas Divide-
Northwest San Juan Mountains-Southwest San Juan Mountains-
Paradox Valley/Lower Dolores River-
Four Corners/Upper Dolores River-Animas River Basin-
San Juan River Basin-Southeast Utah-Eastern Uinta Mountains-
Eastern Uinta Basin-Tavaputs Plateau-Arches/Grand Flat-
La Sal and Abajo Mountains-Canyonlands/Natural Bridges-
410 AM MDT Wed Jul 28 2021

This hazardous weather outlook is for eastern Utah and western
Colorado.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Another round of scattered showers and thunderstorms will occur
today, beginning over the high terrain by late morning and
drifting into lower elevations late afternoon into the evening.
Lightning and heavy rainfall will be the main threats along with
gusty outflow winds. A few storms will be capable of producing
locally heavy rainfall over portions of southwest Colorado and
southeast Utah which could lead to flooding. The thunderstorm
threat should end early Thursday morning.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

Daily scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms can be
expected each day with monsoon moisture entrenched across the
area. Storm activity and coverage looks to increase late this
week into the weekend with better potential for storms to last
through the overnight hours. Moderate to heavy rain, gusty winds
and lightning will be the primary threats with storms.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

$$



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