If you have stepped outside in Northern Colorado today you have likely been greeted by strong winds. These winds add to the risk of fires and damage to your homes from flying debris.
Northern Colorado forecast: Powerful winds, extreme fire danger This National Weather Service map shows maximum wind gusts predicted across Colorado on Monday, March 6.(Photo: NWS)
Powerful wind gusts will elevate fire hazards and make travel potentially treacherous across Northern Colorado on Monday.
The high winds and low humidity that contributed to a 2,000-acre wildfire north of Fort Collins this weekend aren’t letting up. Wind gusts will reach speeds as high as 75 mph in the foothills and 56 mph in Fort Collins, with peak winds predicted from late morning to early afternoon, according to the National Weather Service.
A high wind warning is in effect until 8 p.m., and a red flag warning is in effect until 6 p.m. The National Weather Service predicts critical fire conditions will be possible again on Tuesday. Read more…
Fort Collins roofing company, Interstate Roofing, wants to remind you to use extreme caution with combustibles. If you think your home has been damaged due to flying debris we offer free estimates and are always ready to answer your questions.