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January 2021

FRIDAY JANUARY 22, 2021

By |January 22nd, 2021|Categories: Emergency Management|

0340L-FRIDAY OUTLOOK FROM GARFIELD COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT-1/22/21 NOTE, I will be posting occasionally on social media. If we are forecast to have severe weather, I will definitely post on the Emergency Management page. That shortcut is @EGCEM yes, all caps. Since big tech is choking free speech, we may be here or not. With their attitude, weather info may even be banned. Who knows? Download our GARFIELD COUNTY EM app and you can always see my [...]

THURSDAY JANUARY 21, 2021

By |January 21st, 2021|Categories: Emergency Management|

0340L-THURSDAY OUTLOOK FROM GARFIELD COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT-1/21/21 SHORT AND SWEET VERSION as not much is going on. Here is your forecast from the NWS/NORMAN;  Today-Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 50s. Light and variable winds. Tonight-Partly cloudy. Lows around 30. Light and variable winds becoming northeast around 10 mph after midnight. HAVE A GOOD DAY!! MIKE

WEDNESDAY JANUARY 20, 2021

By |January 20th, 2021|Categories: Emergency Management|

0330L-WEDNESDAY OUTLOOK FROM GARFIELD COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT-1/20/21 1- Clouds will hang around today with increasing SSW winds. No rain expected in the area until this weekend. 2- Fire Danger is in the low category but can still occur. Stay vigilant and report any smoke or fire to 911. If you see anything dragging behind a vehicle causing sparks, get their attention or call law enforcement. 3- Be sure and download our GARFIELD COUNTY EM app. If [...]

TUESDAY JANUARY 19, 2021

By |January 19th, 2021|Categories: Emergency Management|

0340L-TUESDAY OUTLOOK FROM GARFIELD COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT-1/19/21 1-GARFIELD COUNTY EM is our notification app. It will be getting an update soon. Make sure you get it downloaded as you may need it sooner than you think. PREPAREDNESS = RESILIENCE 2- We will be mostly cloudy today with fairly light winds. That said, there are still many trees out there with broken limbs. Use extreme caution around these trees as those limbs could fall out at any [...]

MONDAY JANUARY 18, 2021

By |January 18th, 2021|Categories: Emergency Management|

0325L-MONDAY OUTLOOK FROM GARFIELD COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT-1/18/21 1-Another front will push through today shifting winds from south to north. Winds will be gusty before and after frontal passage so be careful out there. We aren’t expecting any precipitation with this front, just winds. 2- Be sure to download our app GARFIELD COUNTY EM app. Preparedness=Resilience 3- Here is your forecast from the NWS/NORMAN; Monday-Partly cloudy. Highs in the mid-50s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph shifting [...]

SUNDAY JANUARY 17, 2020

By |January 17th, 2021|Categories: Emergency Management|

0355L-SUNDAY OUTLOOK FROM GARFIELD COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT-1/17/21 Cloudy early and then sunny today with gusty north winds. Winds won’t be anything like Thursday and Friday but strong enough to shake up the loose limbs in the trees issue. Stay aware of that and be careful. Overall a nice day. REPORT ANY SMOKE/FIRE TO 911. 2- Rain chances may reappear by late week so we’ll keep an eye out for that. Nothing severe or wintry yet. Be [...]

SATURDAY JANUARY 16, 2021

By |January 16th, 2021|Categories: Emergency Management|

0330L-SATURDAY OUTLOOK FROM GARFIELD COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT-1/16/2021 1- No advisories or warnings today but we will be, in my opinion, between cool and warm. Winds should remain around 15 mph give or take today and tonight but will increase some on Sunday. Overall, we fared well with minimal fire related issues at least out in the county area. 2- Fire-weather-wise, dewpoint temps will be in the upper teens to low 20s and humidity will be around [...]

FRIDAY JANUARY 15, 2021

By |January 15th, 2021|Categories: Emergency Management|

0320L-FRIDAY OUTLOOK FROM GARFIELD COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT-1/15/21 1- A WIND ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THIS MORNING UNTIL 6 PM TONIGHT. WINDS 30-40 MPH WITH SOME GUSTS UPWARDS OF 50-55 MPH ARE POSSIBLE. The Fire Danger will be near the critical area today so remember to keep your eyes peeled and call 911 if you see smoke or fire. 2- Yesterday’s post over our GARFIELD COUNTY EM app to the Public and Fire Commands [...]

THURSDAY JANUARY 14, 2021

By |January 14th, 2021|Categories: Emergency Management|

0400L-THURSDAY OUTLOOK FROM GARFIELD COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT-1/14/21 1- “WIND ADVISORY” IN EFFECT UNTIL 6PM THIS EVENING: WINDS 25-35 WITH GUSTS UPWARDS OF 55 MPH ARE EXPECTED. This may turn into a high wind warning so be prepared for that too. Broken limbs still up in trees could become a hazard as these winds could dislodge them allowing them to fall to the ground. Whipping power lines could cause fires. Use extreme caution while driving especially on [...]

WEDNESDAY JANUARY 13, 2021

By |January 13th, 2021|Categories: Emergency Management|

0350L-WEDNESDAY OUTLOOK FROM GARFIELD COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT-1/13/21 1- GARFIELD COUNTY EM is our notification app. Make every effort to get it downloaded so you WILL BE better prepared. 2- Weather-wise, another really nice day with winds about like yesterday. We’ll be a little warmer than Tuesday so get outside and enjoy it. 3- Thursday, a front will push in early, bringing a very slight chance for light precip, if it happens at all, while passing through [...]

TUESDAY JANUARY 12, 2021

By |January 12th, 2021|Categories: Emergency Management|

0340L-TUESDAY OUTLOOK FROM GARFIELD COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT-1/12/21 1- Nice weather will continue as a surface ridge moves slowly across Texas. Lots of sunshine and winds under 10 mph are expected along with warmer temperatures. Wednesday should be about the same as today and then a cold front pushes into the area Thursday. Cooler temps will follow the front and then a reinforcing shot of cold air comes in on Saturday. The main issues with the Thursday [...]

MONDAY JANUARY 11, 2021

By |January 11th, 2021|Categories: Emergency Management|

0340L-MONDAY OUTLOOK FROM GARFIELD COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT-1/11/21 1- A slow warmup through Wednesday and then another strong cold front will surge in on Thursday and this time with strong winds. Yet another front will reinforce the cold air and winds on Saturday. Everything looks to stay dry but as you all know, that could change. 2- Our forecast for today- Monday-Sunny, with a high near 47. Light west southwest wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph [...]

SUNDAY JANUARY 10 2021

By |January 10th, 2021|Categories: Emergency Management|

0355L-SUNDAY OUTLOOK FROM GARFIELD COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT-1/10/21 1- BE PREPARED AND INFORMED WITH OUR “GARFIELD COUNTY EM” APP. Remember, if you don’t know what to do and you had the opportunity to download our app and didn’t, you can download a copy of our “preparedness guide” instead, here- https://gcem.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/FamilyPreparednessGuide2019.pdf 2-Weatherwise, there is a chance for light snow or rain this morning as a storm system moves across Texas. Nothing major is expected. After today, we should [...]

SATURDAY JANUARY 9, 2021

By |January 9th, 2021|Categories: Emergency Management|

0400L-SATURDAY OUTLOOK FROM GARFIELD COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT-1/9/21 1-NOTICE, I WILL NOT BE POSTING ON SOCIAL MEDIA UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. Make sure you download our GARFIELD COUNTY EM app. You can find this post under GCEM BLOG on the app and on the front page of our website. PREPAREDNESS=RESILIENCE 2- Being in a La Nina pattern in the past usually meant that we were warmer and dryer than normal. When the upper flow decides to shift near [...]

FRIDAY JANUARY 8, 2021

By |January 8th, 2021|Categories: Emergency Management|

0345L-FRIDAY OUTLOOK FROM GARFIELD COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT-1/8/21 1- I know some get tired of me pushing our notification app GARFIELD COUNTY EM, but you will need this for important info from several other entities as we delve into an unsure future. I will explain further as we move forward in the coming weeks. Don’t forget our GCEM.ORG website too. If you can’t find us on social media, and that may be a strong possibility, our info [...]

THURSDAY JANUARY 7, 2021

By |January 7th, 2021|Categories: Emergency Management|

0300L-THURSDAY OUTLOOK FROM GARFIELD COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT-1/7/21 1- GARFIELD COUNTY EM is our notification/preparedness app. YOU will need this app as we move forward in more ways than you can imagine. Remember that your LACK of PREPAREDNESS is your Fault. Don’t let your family down. You don’t need money to have our app, just the ability to read, comprehend, and then apply what you learn. It’s that simple. 2- Weather-wise for today, cloudy, and windy thus [...]

WEDNESDAY JANUARY 6, 2021

By |January 6th, 2021|Categories: Emergency Management|

0330L-WEDNESDAY OUTLOOK FROM GARFIELD COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT-1/6/21 GARFIELD COUNTY EM is our notification app. Get it today and be prepared for the next event. I have found a drone operator that will help us. THANK YOU ALL for your calls and emails. 1- An upper level storm system will traverse the area today bringing a slight chance for rain to our area and possibly snow later tonight. Either way, minimal impacts are expected here. Heavier precip [...]

TUESDAY JANUARY 5, 2021

By |January 5th, 2021|Categories: Emergency Management|

0345L-TUESDAY OUTLOOK FROM GARFIELD COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT-1/5/21 1- Another nice day but with possibly, some gusty winds. After today, we may see a chance for rain Wednesday and another chance for some sort of precipitation over the weekend. We’ll see how that plays out. Not too bad for the wintertime.  2- The FIRE DANGER should remain low around the area but use extreme caution while working with anything related to fire. Several folks weren’t prepared very [...]

MONDAY JANUARY 4, 2021

By |January 4th, 2021|Categories: Emergency Management|

0335L-MONDAY OUTLOOK FROM GARFIELD COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT-1/4/21 GARFIELD COUNTY EM is our notification app. If you don’t have it, you will need it. Make sure you have it by downloading it today. 1- There is a slight chance for some patchy freezing fog around the area so if you encounter any, slow down, and use extreme caution while walking or driving. Mild conditions for Monday as the snow continues to melt. No major changes to the [...]

SUNDAY JANUARY 3, 2021

By |January 3rd, 2021|Categories: Emergency Management|

0315L-SUNDAY OUTLOOK FROM GARFIELD COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT-1/3/21 1-Snow will continue to melt and as it does some roadways may have some ice around early so use caution while driving. ALSO, Freezing Fog is a possibility this morning. IF IT OCCURS, surfaces could have a layer of ice on them so again, use caution. Other than this, temps will be a little below normal as we continue the melting process. 2-Around mid-week, there is a chance for [...]