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High fire danger on Tuesday

Gusty winds, low relative humidity, and very warm/hot temperatures
Red Flag Warning 8-1-2022 9pm Version
Posted at 5:28 PM, Aug 01, 2022

A RED FLAG WARNING is in effect until 9pm Tuesday. Hot temperatures, gusty winds, and low relative humidity are going to allow new fire starts and current fires to grow rapidly. Please do your part to not start any new fires!

A HEAT ADVISORY is in effect until 9pm/12am Monday night. It is going to be hot Monday evening as temperatures are going to be between 95˚ and 105˚.

It is going to be warm tonight as lows are going to be in the mid to upper 60s and low 70s in most locations. It is also going to be breezy tonight along the Rocky Mountain Front as sustained wind speeds are going to be between 10 and 25 mph, and there is going to be a little bit of a breeze around tonight everywhere else as sustained wind speeds are going to be between 5 and 20 mph. We are also going to have partly to mostly cloudy skies tonight with a few scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms around as a cool front passes through our area.

For tomorrow, we are going to have mostly to mainly sunny skies and mainly dry conditions. We are also going to have gusty winds around tomorrow as sustained wind speeds are going to be between 10 and 30 mph, and wind gusts over 40 mph are going to be possible at times. The temperatures are also going to be cooler tomorrow than they have been over the past few days as highs are going to be in the mid to upper 80s and low to mid 90s. Also, please do your part to not start any new fires tomorrow as the combination of gusty winds, low relative humidity, and hot temperatures are going to allow new fire starts and currently burning wildfires to grow rapidly.

On Wednesday, we are going to have lots of sunshine, dry conditions, and hot temperatures as highs are going to be in the upper 80s and low to mid 90s. It is also going to be breezy on Wednesday as sustained wind speeds are going to be between 10 and 25 mph, and wind gusts up to 40 mph are going to be possible at times.

Gusty winds are then expected again on Thursday as sustained wind speeds are going to be between 10 and 30 mph, and wind gusts over 40 mph are going to be possible at times. It is also going to be hot again on Thursday as highs are going to be in the 90s. We are also going to have partly cloudy to mostly sunny skies on Thursday with a slight chance of PM showers and thunderstorms.

There are going to be some isolated showers and thunderstorms around on Friday, mainly in locations east of I-15, as a disturbance passes through our area. It is also going to be breezy and cooler on Friday as sustained wind speeds are going to be between 10 and 20 mph, and high temperatures are going to be in the 80s.

It is going to feel nice outside on Saturday as highs are going to remain in the 80s. There is also not going to be much wind around on Saturday as sustained wind speeds are going to be between 5 and 15 mph. We are also going to have mainly sunny skies on Saturday with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Lots of sunshine and dry conditions are then expected on Sunday and Monday as high pressure is going to be in control of our weather. It is also going to be hot on these two days as highs are going to be in the low to mid 90s.