Red Flag Warning – Weds, 16th Nov 2016 – No Open Burning

The National Weather Service issues a Red Flag warning that includes Coal Creek Canyon. A Red Flag warning means weather conditions (typically winds and heat combined) are set for potential extreme fire behavior; i.e. significant combustion and rapid spread. A red flag warning allows no open air burning.

For more information see the National Weather Service bulletin.

Our fire weather zones are Fire Weather Zone 239 (below 6,400 ft) and Fire Weather Zone 215 (above 6,400 ft.).

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Winter Canyon Driving – are you ready? are your tires?

Weather reports are saying that we might finally see some winter driving conditions this week.

Here are some things to consider for canyon driving:

Information on Canyon Driving

Driving conditions are dry in the canyon, right now, but remember how quickly they can change. Are you ready? Is your vehicle? Your family’s vehicle? Are all your tires ready for winter driving?
Coal Creek Canyon

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Red Flag Warning – Saturday 22nd October – No Open Burning

The National Weather Service issues a Red Flag warning that includes Coal Creek Canyon. A Red Flag warning means weather conditions (typically winds and heat combined) are set for potential extreme fire behavior; i.e. significant combustion and rapid spread. A red flag warning allows no open air burning.

For more information see the National Weather Service bulletin.

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Fire Restrictions – all three counties – No Open Burning – October 21st 2016

Due to ongoing dry, windy conditions and increased fire activity statewide, Boulder, Jefferson and Gilpin Counties have enacted fire restrictions. Coal Creek Canyon FPD recommends that all residents refrain from having campfires until the fire danger subsides. For detailed information on the fire restrictions, visit the Boulder CountyJefferson County, and Gilpin County fire restriction websites.

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Fire Restrictions – October 20th 2016

Due to ongoing dry, windy conditions and increased fire activity statewide, Jefferson and Gilpin Counties have enacted fire restrictions. Coal Creek Canyon FPD recommends that all residents refrain from having campfires until the fire danger subsides, regardless of which county they reside in.

For detailed information on the fire restrictions, visit the Jefferson County and Gilpin County fire restriction websites.

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Red Flag Warning – Monday 17th Oct – No Open Burning

The National Weather Service issues a Red Flag warning that includes Coal Creek Canyon. A Red Flag warning means weather conditions (typically winds and heat combined) are set for potential extreme fire behavior; i.e. significant combustion and rapid spread. A red flag warning allows no open air burning.

For more information see the National Weather Service bulletin.

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Red Flag Warning – Sunday 16th Oct – No Open Burning

The National Weather Service issues a Red Flag warning that includes Coal Creek Canyon. A Red Flag warning means weather conditions (typically winds and heat combined) are set for potential extreme fire behavior; i.e. significant combustion and rapid spread. A red flag warning allows no open air burning.

For more information see the National Weather Service bulletin.

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Red Flag Warning – No Open Burning – October 3rd

The National Weather Service issues a Red Flag warning that includes Coal Creek Canyon. A Red Flag warning means weather conditions (typically winds and heat combined) are set for potential extreme fire behavior; i.e. significant combustion and rapid spread. A red flag warning allows no open air burning.

For more information see the National Weather Service bulletin.

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Slash Collection – Blue Mountain – September 24th 25th

Jefferson County are supporting mitigation efforts by collecting slash on September 24th and 25th at Blue Mountain:

For details see here:

http://jeffco.us/community-calendar/slash-collection–sept–24-25-@-blue-mountain-open-space/

with the main slash information page being here:

http://jeffco.us/slash/

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Red Flag Warning – No Open Burning – September 18th 2016

Today the National Weather Service issues a Red Flag warning that includes Coal Creek Canyon. A Red Flag warning means weather conditions (typically winds and heat combined) are set for potential extreme fire behavior; i.e. significant combustion and rapid spread. A red flag warning allows no open air burning.

This restriction is in effect until 7PM tonight.

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