FROM GARFIELD COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT AGAIN TODAY FROM NOON UNTIL 7PM. AGAIN, YOU ALL KNOW THE DRILL. CONTROLLED BURNING IS ONCE AGAIN DISCOURAGED. REPORT ANY SMOKE OR FIRE THAT YOU SEE TO 911 ASAP.
There were several fires here in the county yesterday but fire crews were able to gain control quickly. That wasn’t the case on many fires in other counties. Our Fire Task Force didn’t have to leave the county yesterday but keep in mind that we do help other counties in their time of need based on available personnel here. That said, please be careful when utilizing anything related to fire. THIS IS A VERY DANGEROUS WEEKEND FOR THE WHOLE STATE CONCERNING FIRES.
Weather wise, here is your forecast for today;
Mostly sunny, with a high near 67. Windy, south winds 10 to 20 mph this morning increasing 15-25mph gusting to around 35 mph.
Tonight-Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Windy, south winds 15 to 25 mph, gusting to 35 mph.
Be extremely careful and have a great day!!