High Fire Danger Around Colorado Springs, Much Of Colorado Before Chance Of SnowHigh Fire Danger Around Colorado Springs, Much Of Colorado Before Chance Of Snow

A warm and windy forecast Wednesday implies that Colorado Springs and far of Colorado will undoubtedly be under a red flag warning for high fire danger, based on the National Weather Service in Pueblo. A higher temperature of 67 degrees is forecast for Colorado Springs, alongside gusts of wind reaching 35 mph on Wednesday. The red flag warning is in place from 11 a.m. 8 p.m. because of expected gusty winds, low humidity and dry fuels. Areas within the warning include the majority of El Paso, Pueblo and Fremont counties combined with the San Luis Valley and the complete eastern plains of Colorado. A Red Flag Warning today (11AM through 8PM) along with a Fire Weather Watch tomorrow afternoon. Please avoid all activities that involve an open flame or any activities which could result in a spark. In case a fire starts, the fire growth will undoubtedly be rapid and hard to contain! Thursday: Sunny, with a higher near 65. Windy, using a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph increasing to 25 to 30 mph inside the afternoon. Friday: A 40 percent potential for showers after noon. Mostly sunny, with a higher near 55. New precipitation levels of significantly less than a tenth of your inch possible. The opportunity of rain showers before 8 p.m., a potential for snow showers. Saturday: A 20 percent potential for snow showers before noon. Mostly sunny, with a higher near 49. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.