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High Fire Danger Thursday in Southern Colorado

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Portions of southeast and south central Colorado will be at an elevated risk for rapidly spreading wildfires Thursday.
The National Weather Service has issued a red flag warning, set to start at 9:00 a.m., for Prowers, Baca, Las Animas, Huerfano, Custer and Fremont counties. Portions of Costilla, Alamosa, Saguache, and El Paso counties are also impacted. The warning is expected to continue until 5:00 p.m.

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Mountain areas of Colorado, particularly the western half of the state, will continue to see wintery conditions through midday Sunday. The plains will remain largely dry, with above-average temperatures.

Eastern Plains

Snow clears out of the eastern mountains by midday, though roads may remain slick. The plains remain relatively warm Sunday, with highs in the upper 40s for the northeast, and low 50s for the southeastern part of the state. A north wind in the 15 to 25 miles per hour range will continue for a few hours as a front pushes through.