Idaho Springs, CO (80452)

2:06 PM MDT on September 20, 2017 (GMT -0600)
Edgar Experimental Mine | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Fire Weather Warning

Elev 7907 ft 39.75 °N, 105.53 °W | Updated 16 seconds ago

Clear
Clear
68.2 °F
Feels Like 68.2 °F
N
11.4
Wind Variable Wind from WNW
Gusts 15.0 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.90 in
Visibility 20.0 miles
Clouds Few 8000 ft
Dew Point 38 °F
Humidity 33%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:48 AM 7:01 PM
New Moon, 0% visible
METAR KBJC 201955Z 00000KT 20SM FEW080 20/00 A2990
Pressure 29.90 in
Visibility 20.0 miles
Clouds Few 8000 ft
Dew Point 38 °F
Humidity 33%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:48 AM 7:01 PM
New Moon, 0% visible
METAR KBJC 201955Z 00000KT 20SM FEW080 20/00 A2990

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Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 1:20 PM MDT Sep. 20, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning in effect from noon to 7 PM MDT Thursday for
wind and low relative humidity for wind and low relative humidity
for the Palmer Divide and parts of the eastern plains...

The National Weather Service in Denver has issued a red flag
warning for wind and low relative humidity... which is in effect
from noon to 7 PM MDT Thursday. The Fire Weather Watch is no
longer in effect.

* Affected area... fire weather zones 241... 245... 246... 247 and
249.

* Timing... noon to 7 PM MDT Thursday.

* Winds... south 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph.

* Relative humidity... as low as 9 percent.

* Impacts... gusty winds along with a dry airmass and above normal
temperatures will cause critical fire weather conditions on
Thursday afternoon.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now... .or will shortly. A combination of
strong winds... low relative humidity... and warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.