National Weather Service

Watches, Warnings & Advisories
NWS Homepage

Air Quality Alert

910 AM MDT Tue Jul 23 2024


The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has
issued the following...

WHAT...Air Quality Health Advisory for Wildfire Smoke.

WHERE...Logan, Sedgwick, Phillips, Morgan, Yuma, Washington,
Elbert, Lincoln, Kit Carson, Cheyenne, Crowley, Kiowa, Otero,
Bent, Prowers, Baca, Las Animas, Huerfano, Custer, Park, Clear
Creek and Gilpin Counties. Locations include, but are not limited
to Sterling, Julesburg, Holyoke, Fort Morgan, Wray, Akron, Kiowa,
Limon, Burlington, Cheyenne Wells, Ordway, Eads, La Junta, Las
Animas, Lamar, Springfield, Kim, Trinidad, Walsenburg, Westcliffe,
Fairplay, Georgetown and Central City.

WHEN...700 AM Tuesday July 23 to 900 AM Wednesday July 24

IMPACTS...Widespread wildfire smoke will impact the advisory area
through at least Wednesday morning.

HEALTH INFORMATION...Public Health Recommendations: If smoke is
thick or becomes thick in your neighborhood you may want to remain
indoors. This is especially true for those with heart disease,
respiratory illnesses, the very young, and older adults. Consider
limiting outdoor activity when moderate to heavy smoke is present.
Consider relocating temporarily if smoke is present indoors and is
making you ill. If visibility is less than 5 miles in smoke in
your neighborhood, smoke has reached levels that are unhealthy.


Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Pueblo CO
1112 AM MDT Tue Jul 23 2024

Western Mosquito Range/East Lake County Above 11000 Feet-
Leadville Vicinity/Lake County Below 11000 Feet-
Eastern Sawatch Mountains Above 11000 Feet-
Western Chaffee County Between 9000 and 11000 Feet-
Central Chaffee County Below 9000 Feet-
Western Mosquito Range/East Chaffee County Above 9000 Feet-
Saguache County West of Continental Divide Below 10000 Feet-
Saguache County East of Continental Divide Below 10000 Feet-
La Garita Mountains Above 10000 Feet-
Upper Rio Grande Valley/Eastern San Juan Mountains Below
10000 Feet-Eastern San Juan Mountains Above 10000 Feet-
Del Norte Vicinity/Northern San Luis Valley Below 8500 Feet-
Alamosa  Vicinity/Central San Luis Valley Below 8500 Feet-
Southern San Luis Valley-
Northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Between 8500 And 11000 Feet-
Northern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Above 11000 Feet-
Southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Between 7500 and 11000 Feet-
Southern Sangre de Cristo Mountains Above 11000 Feet-
Northwestern Fremont County Above 8500 Feet-
Western/Central Fremont County Below 8500 Feet-
Wet Mountain Valley Below 8500 Feet-
Wet Mountains between 6300 and 10000 Feet-
Wet Mountains Above 10000 Feet-
Teller County/Rampart Range Above 7500 Feet/Pikes Peak Between
7500 And 11000 Feet-Pikes Peak Above 11000 Feet-
Canon City Vicinity/Eastern Fremont County-
Northern El Paso County/Monument Ridge/Rampart Range Below
7500 Feet-
Colorado Springs Vicinity/Southern El Paso County/Rampart Range
Below 7400 Feet-Pueblo Vicinity/Pueblo County Below 6300 Feet-
Walsenburg Vicinity/Upper Huerfano River Basin Below 7500 Feet-
Trinidad Vicinity/Western Las Animas County Below 7500 Feet-
Crowley County-La Junta Vicinity/Otero County-
Eastern Las Animas County-Western Kiowa County-
Eastern Kiowa County-Las Animas Vicinity/Bent County-
Lamar Vicinity/Prowers County-Springfield Vicinity/Baca County-
1112 AM MDT Tue Jul 23 2024

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of central...east
central...south central and southeast Colorado.

.DAY ONE...This Afternoon and Tonight

Smoke from wildfires to our north is expected to continue to
affect our air quality through the rest of today and tonight.
Public Health recommends that anyone with heart disease,
respiratory illness, the very young, or the very old limit time
outdoors. For everyone else, Public Health recommends limiting
prolonged or heavy physical exertion while outdoors and take
frequent breaks. If the visibility is less than 5 miles, smoke
has reached unhealthy levels in your location!

Isolated to scattered showers and thunderstorms are forecast for
this afternoon and evening across the higher terrain. The best
coverage will be across the San Juan and southern Sangre de Cristo
Ranges. Lightning and outflow winds to near 40 mph may be

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

Daily isolated to scattered afternoon rain showers and thunderstorms
are expected for Wednesday through Monday. The greatest coverage
will be along and immediately around the mountains, though more
widespread showers and storms will be possible Friday and Saturday.
Expected hazards with any more organized storms will be gusty winds,
small hail, heavy rain, and lightning.


Weather spotters will not be needed today or tonight.



Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Dodge City KS
321 AM CDT Tue Jul 23 2024

321 AM CDT Tue Jul 23 2024 /221 AM MDT Tue Jul 23 2024/

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of central Kansas,
south central Kansas, southwest Kansas, and west central Kansas.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Areas of fog this morning which may reduce visibilities to less
than 1 mile between 3 am and 9 am this morning.

There will be a slight chance for thunderstorms today (<20%) east
of highway 183. Any storm that does develop is not expected to be
severe but a few isolated wind gusts of 40 mph or a little higher
can not be completely ruled out.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday

No hazardous weather is expected at this time.


Spotter activation will not be needed.


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Norman OK
248 AM CDT Tue Jul 23 2024

Noble-Roger Mills-Dewey-Custer-Blaine-Kingfisher-Logan-Payne-
248 AM CDT Tue Jul 23 2024

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of northern...
western...central...and southern Oklahoma...and western north

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight...

Areas of fog are expected to develop early this morning across
southern into east-central Oklahoma. Visibility may be as low as
one-quarter mile in localized areas through 9 AM this morning.

Widely scattered afternoon and evening thunderstorms are possible
across western, central and northern Oklahoma. Severe weather is
not anticipated with this activity.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Wednesday through Monday...

Scattered thunderstorms are possible Friday through Sunday across
southeastern Oklahoma.

Get graphics and more details at follow
our weather forecast office on Twitter and Facebook.


U.S. Dept. of Commerce
NOAA National Weather Service
1325 East West Highway
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Page last modified: June 2, 2009
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE: for Safety, for Work, for Fun - FOR LIFE