Seven northeast Colorado counties are facing a red flag warning Saturday.
With weeks to go before the start of spring, southeast Colorado remains dry. Warmer temperatures, along with expected strong winds, are bringing high fire danger to the plains.
The National Weather Service has issued a red flag warning due to the risk Saturday. The warning will be in effect from 11:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. for Cheyenne, Kiowa, Otero, Bent, Prowers and Baca counties. Eastern Las Animas county is also included.
As of late fall, wildfires are still smoldering under snowfall in Colorado. I am hoping that the cold and snowy weather over the last few days will finally put to bed the 2020 fire season in my state.
High fire risk days have been common this year as the 2020 wildfire season shatters records across the West.
Xcel Energy is asking the Colorado Public Utilities Commissioner for permission to raise rates by $17.2 million to recover losses from this year's wildfire damages.
The Cameron Peak Fire in Larimer County has become the largest in Colorado history, surpassing a record set earlier this year by the Pine Gulch Fire in Garfield County.
High fire danager extends from northern Nebraska to southeast New Mexico Sunday.
When you breathe in smoke from a wildfire, you're probably inhaling more toxic chemicals than you realize.
I am sickened by all the death, destruction and misery resulting from the West Coast wildfires, but aren't these blazes actually beneficial to the environment?
B.T., Helena, MT
In recent years, wildfires have destroyed thousands of homes, forced hundreds of thousands of people to evacuate and exposed tens of millions to harmful smoke.