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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Denver/Boulder CO
355 AM MDT Thu Aug 13 2020

Jackson County Below 9000 Feet-
West Jackson and West Grand Counties Above 9000 Feet-
Grand and Summit Counties Below 9000 Feet-
South and East Jackson/Larimer/North and Northeast Grand/
Northwest Boulder Counties Above 9000 Feet-
South and Southeast Grand/West Central and Southwest Boulder/
Gilpin/Clear Creek/Summit/North and West Park Counties Above
9000 Feet-Larimer and Boulder Counties Between 6000 and 9000 Feet-
Jefferson and West Douglas Counties Above 6000 Feet/Gilpin/Clear
Creek/Northeast Park Counties Below 9000 Feet-
Central and Southeast Park County-
Larimer County Below 6000 Feet/Northwest Weld County-
Boulder And Jefferson Counties Below 6000 Feet/West Broomfield
North Douglas County Below 6000 Feet/Denver/West Adams and
Arapahoe Counties/East Broomfield County-
Elbert/Central and East Douglas Counties Above 6000 Feet-
Northeast Weld County-Central and South Weld County-Morgan County-
Central and East Adams and Arapahoe Counties-
North and Northeast Elbert County Below 6000 Feet/North Lincoln
Southeast Elbert County Below 6000 Feet/South Lincoln County-
Logan County-Washington County-Sedgwick County-Phillips County-
355 AM MDT Thu Aug 13 2020

This hazardous weather outlook is for northeast and north central

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Hot temperatures, dry conditions, and gusty winds will prevail
today leading to elevated fire danger. Winds will be slightly
stronger this afternoon across north central Colorado with gusts
to 35 mph possible, therefore a Red Flag Warning is in effect.
Elsewhere, wind gusts of 15 to 25 mph are expected this

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Friday through Wednesday

Hot and mainly dry weather will keep the fire danger elevated
over the higher terrain Friday through Sunday. A better chance
for showers and thunderstorms will return this weekend, mainly
across the plains.


Spotter activation will not be needed today and tonight.


Air Quality Alert

Clear Creek-Summit-Gilpin-Jackson-Grand-
910 AM MDT Thu Aug 13 2020


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

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

WHERE...Routt, Eagle, Jackson, Grand, Summit, Clear Creek, Gilpin,
northern Mesa, central and eastern Garfield, and eastern Rio
Blanco counties. Locations include, but are not limited to
Steamboat Springs, Oak Creek, Hayden, Breckenridge, Silverthorne,
Eagle, Avon, Vail, Walden, Kremmling, Granby, Georgetown, Central
City, Grand Junction, Palisade, De Beque, Parachute, Rifle,
Glenwood Springs, and Meeker.

WHEN...900 AM Thursday August 13 to 900 AM Friday August 14

IMPACTS...Widespread heavy smoke has been observed across large
sections of northern, central, and western Colorado due to the
Pine Gulch and Grizzly Creek wildfires. Smoke will gradually
diminish Thursday morning as atmospheric mixing increases, with
the slowest improvement occurring in valley locations. By Thursday
afternoon the wind at the fires will be out of a west to southwest
direction. This will bring periods of moderate to heavy smoke for
areas to the east and northeast of both wildfires, including
locations as far away as the Continental Divide. By late Thursday
evening smoke will begin to drain into lower lying areas
surrounding both fires. This will bring longer duration, heavy
smoke through early Friday morning to several drainages near the
Pine Gulch wildfire including Hunter Canyon, Corcoran Wash, South
Dry Fork, Middle Dry Fork, North Dry Fork, Dry Fork Roan Creek,
Roan Creek, Kimball Creek, and into the Grand Junction area.
Meanwhile, heavy overnight smoke from the Grizzly Creek wildfire
will impact locations along Interstate 70 in central and eastern
parts of Garfield County.

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.


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