Red flag fire warning issued for region

15th July, 2016 by

By scott miller

EAGLE COUNTY — Days of warm, dry, windy weather have dried out vegetation across Colorado, and the Vail Valley is no exception.The National Weather Service Friday issued a red flag warning for virtually all of western Colorado, including Eagle County. Those warnings indicate that weather conditions — warm temperatures, low humidity and stout winds — are ripe for the spread of any wildfire that happens to spark.Readings in the area indicate very high to extreme fire danger in the valley and surrounding forests.“The potential is really high, and a fire can quickly grow into something that’s dangerous,” Eagle River Fire …

Source:: Vail Daily Feed



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