National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

An upper level low pressure system will move from the southwest states across Colorado Wednesday...bringing increasing southwest flow to much of the state. Gusty winds and low humidity are expected across the San Luis Valley...prompting a Red Flag Warning for Critical Fire Conditions from Noon to 8 PM. Otherwise...gusty winds are in store for the rest of the region of the region...with a slight chance of afternoon and evening thunderstorms...a few possibly strong near the eastern state line. Temperatures will continue their warming trend from mid-week to the weekend.