Rocky Mountain Penstemon at sunset – pic taken 7/2/2023
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Monday – 3 Jul 2023 – 4:50pm
At Stevens Field the high temperature this afternoon was 85 and the low this morning was 45. Humidity bottomed out at 14% this afternoon.
The peak wind at Stevens Field this afternoon was 18mph. Here in O’Neal Park we had a peak wind of 18mph.
|Average High||Record High / Year||Average Low||Record Low / Year|
|83||94 / 1989||42||27 / 1951|
Precipitation summary… Scattered showers hit a few lucky spots yesterday afternoon.
Chris Mountain Fire on Inci Web: https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident-information/cosjf-chris-mountain-fire
Chris Mountain Fire on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100094353994683
Fire Weather and Avalanche Center: https://www.fireweatheravalanche.org/fire/
Fire and Smoke map: https://fire.airnow.gov/
Archuleta County, CO Sheriff’s Office: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100068416028570
*** *** A Red Flag Warning has been issued. Gusty winds, low humidity, and dry fuels will result in DANGEROUS FIRE CONDITIONS. It’s valid on Tuesday from noon to 9pm. *** I expect these conditions to persist through the week.
*** Starting Tuesday and lasting through week, winds will gust 25-30mph each afternoon. ***
*** Fire danger is high and will gradually get worse. ***
Rest of Today through Sunday… The subtropical ridge will remain to our southwest and west. We’ll be dry and breezy through the week.
Temps… Tonight lows will be in the low 40s to low 50s. Tuesday through Thursday highs will be in the mid-80s to low 90s. The warm spots, including our friends in Arboles, will get into the mid-90s. Lows will be in the mid-40s to mid-50s. Friday through Sunday highs will be in the low 80s to low 90s and lows will be in the low 40s to low 50s.
Winds… Each afternoon winds will gust 25-30mph out of the southwest. The windy spots will hit 35mph Thursday afternoon.
We’d love to see you at the 4th of July Parade tomorrow!
My next post will either be tomorrow afternoon or on Wednesday.