Wildfires in Colorado and fire weather warnings affect 7 states
While most of the continent endures freezing winter conditions, seven of the drier US states already have fire weather warnings in effect. A large area south of Denver, and another large area south of Kansas City are primarily of concern.
Earlier today two wild grass fires were reported in Colorado. In Boulder, 125 families were evacuated from their homes while two barns, a haystack and 15 acres of grass went up in smoke. In Longmont, over 150 families were evacuated from another grass fire scare.