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Rain Likely Thursday Night, Friday

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By Chris Sorensen

The hope for moisture may be rewarded this week after several days of unseasonably-warm temperatures, though some uncertainty remains.

Wednesday will see a high in the upper 60s, with fire danger just below alerting levels and wind out of the south at ten to 20 miles-per-hour. The temperature will drop to the low 40s overnight, and winds could gust at high as 30 mph before decreasing after midnight.

Colorado Flood Safety and Wildfire Awareness Week In Review

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Note: March 12 through 18 is Flood and Wildfire Safety Week in Colorado. This is the seventh and final article in a series on safety and preparedness. See Friday's article here 

Colorado has more than its fair share of floods, flash floods, and wildfires. During the past week, in our effort to build a Weather-Ready Nation, we have presented information to you on how to stay safe and minimize property damage during flood and wildfire threats.

Warm, Dry Weekend Ahead

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By Chris Sorensen

While the average March is Colorado's snowiest month, this year feels more like early spring, with temperatures in the 80s this weekend and the potential to break records for this time of year.

Saturday starts off sunny, with a high around 80 in southern Colorado and an overnight low near 40.

Wildfire Safety and Mitigation

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Note: March 12 through 18 is Flood and Wildfire Safety Week in Colorado. This is the sixth article in a series on safety and preparedness. See Thursday's article here

During this Colorado Flood Safety and Wildfire Awareness Week we have discussed floods, flash floods, and how to stay safe when flooding threatens.  We also told you that areas burned by wildfires are highly susceptible to flash floods within the first two or three years after the wildfire.