Windy, dry conditions bring high fire danger to parts of Colorado

Posted at 10:34 AM, Feb 20, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-20 13:25:14-05

DENVER – Strong winds and dry conditions has increased fire danger across parts of Colorado.

The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a red flag warning for Southeast Colorado. Northwest winds will increase through the morning, reaching a peak around noon. The warning expires at 6 p.m. Monday.

The NWS has also issued a fire weather watch for portions of the Front Range and Northeast Colorado. 

Several brush fires have already broke out across the metro area Sunday and Monday.

The danger for fires will increase on Tuesday.

Find more on thefires in Colorado on Monday here.


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