Whereas excessive winds and dry circumstances fueled wildfires throughout the state on Saturday, Sunday’s climate ought to be barely higher for fireplace preventing.
At this time’s climate is predicted to be one of many the best days of the week with temperatures rising to simply 55 levels and dropping to a low of 37 tonight, in line with the Nationwide Climate Service in Boulder. It ought to be principally cloudy at the moment earlier than cloud clear this night, the NWS experiences.
Whereas fireplace hazard will nonetheless be excessive, larger relative humidity and decrease winds ought to be extra favorable for crews engaged on the CalWood fireplace close to Boulder and the Cameron Peak fireplace close to Fort Collins.
The Nationwide Climate Service has issued an air high quality alert till four p.m. Sunday. Smoke from the CalWood and Cameron Peak fires are anticipated to influence Douglas, Jefferson, Denver, western Arapahoe, western Adams, Broomfield, Boulder, Larimer, and Weld counties. The NWS recommends limiting driving and staying indoors, particularly within the communities closest to the fires.
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— NWS Boulder (@NWSBoulder) August 19, 2020
The remainder of this week ought to be hotter with temperatures hitting the mid-70s Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Thursday ought to be barely cooler with a excessive of 64 and a low round 30 levels.
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Friday and Saturday will proceed a cooler development with highs of 53 and 62, respectively.