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Developing Storm in the South; Elevated Fire Weather Conditions for Southern California

A developing storm system tracking along the northern Gulf Sunday will bring locally heavy rainfall, flash flooding, and a few strong to severe thunderstorms to the south and southeast states. This storm is forecast to strengthen while shifting north over the Eastern U.S. Monday and Tuesday. Elevated fire weather conditions will continue over parts of southwestern California Sunday. Read More >





Critical fire weather conditions are expected across portions of east-central Utah and northwest and west-central Colorado today, with potential for southwest Colorado on Sunday. Well above normal temperatures, low humidity, and gusty winds will combine to bring these conditions to the region. Conditions will be favorable for the rapid ignition, growth and spread of fires. Agricultural burning is strongly discouraged. Red Flag Warnings are in effect from noon today until 8 PM MDT this evening, with a Fire Weather Watch for portions of southwest Colorado on Sunday. Please see the map below for more information.  If the map is not working, please go to to view the latest hazards in effect.


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