0300L-SATURDAY OUTLOOK FROM GARFIELD COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT-10/8/22
1- A cool day, per forecast guidance, is on tap with highs in the 6os, light winds, and we’ll have partly cloudy skies. We’ll have a very low chance for showers later today so we’ll see if that actually happens. We definitely need the rain.
2- Rain is expected Monday into Tuesday and then on Wednesday morning, per guidance. Hopefully this does occur.
3- The drought Monitor came out on Thursday and we are still in the EXTREME DROUGHT area except for the far southeast part of the county which remains in the severe category. Use extreme caution while utilizing anything related to fire. The Fire Danger is ELEVATED.
4- Overall, we’ll be ok so keep your eyes peeled for smoke /fire or suspicious activity and call 911 or the Sheriff’s office if you see any. Here is your forecast from the NWS/NORMAN;
Today- Partly sunny. Highs in the mid-60s. Northeast winds around 5 mph, becoming west around 5 mph this afternoon.
Tonight- Mostly cloudy in the evening, then becoming partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 40s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
HAVE A GOOD DAY!