Gusty wind, low relative humidities, warm temperatures, and dry fuels will all combine to produce high fire danger on Wednesday. Red Flag Warning goes into effect at Noon and lasts until 8pm. Please, no outdoor burning or use of flammable materials. Head to the "Weather" Tab for more information on the forecast.
Huerfano County has been declared a disaster area because of drought conditions.
County Commissioners say there is an imminent threat of
widespread or severe damage to property owners. In declaring the
disaster yesterday, commissioner say there is a potential loss of
life or injury and the possible loss of water supplies.
Walsenburg has advanced to Stage Four of it's water restrictions, which prohibits all outdoor water use.
Residents will be fined for any water restriction violations and
repeat offenders will have their water service disconnected.