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Fire Weather Risk in Southern Sections of the Nation

2 Apr 2020, 5:00 am

Warm, windy and dry conditions will continue across areas in the southern tier of the nation, yielding the risk for elevated fire concerns.

Fire Weather Alerts

Red Flag Warnings have been issued for counties in New Mexico and Southeast Colorado for the risk of wildfires spreading and difficulty of containment.

You definitely want to be extra cautious if you are working in your hard or on you home today with anything that can create sparks or flames.

Fire Weather Outlook

Areas of concern have been included under elevated and critical conditions that will will need to be monitored for Friday.

Ground Conditions

Even with some rainfall over the last month, drought conditions exist in the Four Corners. This leads to the high fire danger.

Here are some important tips on how to help prevent wildfires.

Keep checking with WeatherNation for more updates on the fire weather risk.

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