Category: Weather

Gutzler Fire causing hazy conditions in Boulder County

The Gutzler Fire, which so far has burned over 200 acres southwest of the town of Kremmling, is causing hazy conditions in our area. In general, if you can see or smell smoke, it is recommended that you avoid outdoor

The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Fire Weather Warning for Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017

HIGH danger for fire today! No open burning allowed in Boulder County today due to high winds and low humidity. Warnings in effect until this evening. Be safe, tell your friends. Follow @NWSBoulder on Twitter

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Monday weather: Dry, windy but cooler

Cooler temperatures will make firefighting a little more comfortable for crews battling the Cold Spring fire, but humidity is still low and winds are predicted to be erratic. Gusts up to 35 mph are forecast.

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New fire updates

The #ColdSpringsFire size has nearly doubled to 600+ acres. New evacuation orders have been sent to 700 contacts in the area near Barker Reservoir. The areas in yellow on this map are mandatory evacuation areas: http://arcg.is/1GaPdci #ColdSpringsFire

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Boulder OEM monitoring severe weather

The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for eastern Boulder County until 430 pm.  Boulder Emergency Management will continue to monitor the situation and update as needed.

Weather Update 1:34 a.m.

The severe weather threat for Boulder County has passed and only very light rain showers are in the forecast for the rest of the night. Boulder OEM is no longer monitoring weather.

Weather Update 11:37 p.m.

Light Storm development has increased over Eastern Boulder County delivering 4/10 ths of rain per hour. No risk at this time and the storm action appears to be moving to the south and building to the East. The storm could

Weather Update 06/11/2015 10:28 p.m.

The storm activity currently is isolated to the northern foothills around Lyons and producing .04/10 of an inch which is very light. Storm development to the west and south of Boulder County is light to non-existent at this time. Light

Weather Update 9:43 p.m.

Currently the heaviest rainfall is occurring on the plains over west Longmont, Hygiene and in the foothills around Lefthand Canyon at a rate of around 1/2 inch per hour. All creeks and rivers are holding with in acceptable flows. No

Boulder OEM monitoring storm activity along the Northern Front Range

As of 4 p.m. MDT – Creek levels and flows are up all around Boulder County due to recent rains. The Boulder OEM will continue monitoring conditions for any flooding risks or threats. Forecasts can change on a moment’s notice. Stayed