After weeks of increasingly intensifying drought, Colorado saw some slight improvements.
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Six eastern Colorado counties are under a warning for high fire danger Saturday afternoon.
Storm and hurricane names have run out for the 2020 season, with more storms on the way.
Extreme drought grew to cover more than half of Colorado according to the latest report from the National Drought Mitigation Center.
In northwest and north central Colorado, extreme conditions expanded to cover all or portions of Rio Blanco, Moffat, Routt, Jackson, Larimer and Grand counties. Along the Front Range, Clear Creek, Gilpin, Boulder, Jefferson, Adams, Denver, Arapahoe and Douglas counties also saw severe conditions shift to extreme drought.
With highs predicted to be in the 100s Sunday, get ready for a shock as temperatures fall to near freezing levels Tuesday night and snow becomes a possibility.
Weather summary for Eads, Kiowa County, Colorado, for August 26-September 1, 2020.
Four counties in southeast Colorado are under a severe thunderstorm watch August 29, 2020.
Exceptional drought has returned to Colorado for the first time since June as central Kiowa County moved into the worst drought category.