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2 years 3 weeks ago

High fire danger this week

Be careful when you're outdoors this week. The fire danger is incredibly high because of the warm temperatures and high wind. The National Weather Service forecasters say high temperatures could raise the fire danger along the Front Range and Colorado plains this week. The brush and other potential...

2 years 2 months ago

Fire danger signs installed

The Colorado Springs Fire Department is installing fire danger signs around the community. The signs will show current fire danger and will be displayed at fire stations, parks and in some neighborhoods. Part of the money for the signs came from an $18,000 grant from the Colorado Division...

2 years 9 months ago

Fire bans continue despite wet weather

Despite the recent rain and humidity, the fire danger remains high in Southern Colorado. Fire bans are still in place in both Colorado Springs and unincorporated El Paso County. Captain Jesse Ortiz with the Colorado Springs Fire Department says all of the the moisture is helping, but one or...

3 years 9 months ago

Red Flag Warning again today

A Red Flag Warning is in effect for much of south central Colorado until 9 p.m. Tuesday. That means low humidity and strong winds, which increase the fire danger. A cool front is on the way, but until then people should use extreme caution with outdoor fires. The...

3 years 9 months ago

Wind adds to fire danger

A Red Flag Warning for high fire danger is in effect for much of Thursday in Colorado. High winds and warm, dry air will increase the chance of fire and make any fires difficult to extinguish. The Red Flag Warning is in effect Thursday afternoon and evening from Deckers,...

4 years 4 days ago

Red Flag Warning returns

Gusty winds combine again today with low humidity and warm weather to rocket the fire danger into the sky high category. A Red Flag Warning is in effect until 8 p.m. for the Front Range from New Mexico to Wyoming. Wind gusts of 40 to 55 miles an hour...

4 years 1 week ago

Another Red Flag day

High winds and low humidity point to another day of extreme fire danger in southeast Colorado . The worst danger is along the slopes of the eastern mountains and into the southeast plains. At the same time, there's a chance of heavy snow over the central and western mountains of...

4 years 2 weeks ago

Red Flag Warning again today

A Red Flag Warning is in effect in much of Southern Colorado for the third day in a row. The warning for high winds and high fire danger was issued by the National Weather Service for El Paso, Pueblo, eastern Huerfano, Las Animas, Crowley, Otero, Bent, Prowers and Baca counties....

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