More than 65,000 acres have burned in Garfield County, Colorado, since July 31, 2020.
Two fires buring in Garfield County, Colorado, have burned more than 45,000 acres, prompting road closures and evacuations.
The Pine Gulch Fire in Colorado's Mesa ang Garfield Counties continues to spread, adding 3,000 acres Saturday.
In just over a week, the Pine Gulch Fire in Mesa County, Colorado, has grown to more than 20,000 acres.
Abnormally dry conditions filled in for the last part of Colorado that remained drought-free.
Colorado crop progress and condition report from the USDA for the week ending August 2, 2020.
Agriculture news and information from the Eads USDA Service Center in Kiowa County, Colorado.
Drought conditions for parts of Colorado improved this week, thanks to recent monsoon moisture. Northern areas were less fortunate, and saw conditions decline.
Drought in portions of Colorado improved last week, while the northeast saw areas which continued to degrade. Incoming monsoon moisture may help.
Drought conditions in Colorado countinue to deteriorate, with 95 percent of the state abnormally dry or worse, and extreme drought continuing to expand.