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Critical Fire Weather Conditions Expected on Monday

Gusty winds will return on Monday, exceeding 25 MPH over northeast Utah and northwest Colorado. These gusty winds combined with low relative humidity and dry fuels will bring critical fire weather conditions to these areas on Monday. Read More >

Smoke forecast across Utah and Colorado Tuesday and Wednesday

Smoke will be carried east from numerous wildfires burning across Colorado and Utah today.  Conditions in Grand Junction will improve today in comparison to yesterday as smoke from the Trail Mountain fire moves north of I-70. Areas in the Uinta Basin may be impacted by smoke from this fire on both Tuesday and Wednesday afternoon. Meanwhile, the cycle of dense smoke in the morning in Durango will continue, with afternoon winds breaking up the smoke and carrying it eastward.

Modeled smoke forecast for Tuesday and Wednesday