Weather Forecast for Tuesday, October 8

Sunny and mild again today. 

The valley will see a high of 73. Look for an overnight low of 35. 

Leadville, Fairplay and the mountains can expect a high of 59, a low of 21.

A Red Flag Fire Warning will be in effect tomorrow for gusty winds, low humidity, and dry fuels.  Winds will be gusting to 35 mph out of the southwest.  Humidity will be as low as 10 percent. Conditions will be favorable for the rapid ignition, growth, and spread of wildfires.               

A chance of snow, heavy snow, is in the forecast for Thursday and Thursday night, 3-5 inches possible in the higher elevations. Much cooler air is expected on Friday. 

An Air Quality Health Advisory remains in effect.    

Chaffee County, BLM and Forest Service lands are all under Stage II Fire Restrictions that prohibit all open fires. 

Dan R

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