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Fire Threat Intensifies in Western U.S.

Posted by feww on June 19, 2013

Red Flag Warnings issued for most of the West

Fire threat grew for much of the western United States on Wednesday, prompting NWS to issue Red Flag Warnings across a vast region. NWS said:

Parts of the Western United States is under a Red Flag Warning for Wednesday with another day of hot, dry and windy conditions expected.

US weather hazmap 19jun13
US weather Hazards Map for June 19, 2013. Source: NWS

Black Forest Fire, Colorado

The Black Forest Fire, which started on Tuesday, June 11, was about 85 percent contained on June 18, 2013 (6:00 p.m. DST).

According to El Paso Sheriff’s website, the property loss caused by the deadly fire were as follows:

  • Total Loss: 509 homes
  • Partial Damage: 28

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