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36 in the region were closed due to fire activity
, 根据 Colorado Department of Transportation
Winds near the Kruger Rock Fire are currently gusting to about 25 至 30 miles per hour out of the west and are expected to strengthen, with gusts up to 50 mph possible. This wind direction will push the fire away from Estes Park, toward the southeast, where mandatory and voluntary evacuations have been issued.
The area will remain windy with gusts to 40 mph through mid-evening when a cold front is expected to bring a wind shift to the northeast and wind speeds will drop to 10 至 20 英里每小时.
的 国家气象局 in Boulder is forecasting a very low potential for large plume-dominated fire growth due to moist air conditions with humidity above