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Southern Colorado under a Red Flag Warning Monday for fire danger

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A red flag warning for high fire danger has been issued by the National Weather Service for Monday and covers southeast Colorado along with the San Luis Valley. A fire weather watch remains in effect for all or parts of four additional counties in the east central portion of the state.

The warning is in effect from noon until 8:00 p.m. Monday.

Finally! A lasting warmup is on the way for parts of US

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Warmth is forecast to expand through the Great Lakes and Ohio Valley and all the way to the Atlantic coast as the week progresses. Following a chilly weekend in the Northeast, the wave of warmth will begin in earnest on Monday, then warmth will swell during the middle of the week.

Drilling ban, lease moratorium on federal lands would cause 'significant fiscal and economic losses' for western states, Wyoming study finds

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Restricting oil and gas development on federal lands in eight western states would prove costly, according to a new study released Tuesday by the state of Wyoming.