#SpringFire Update: 104,000+ acres, only 5% Contained; Heavy Rain Predicted [Twitter Snippets, July 5, 2018]

Alamosa, beautiful smokey Southern Colorado – July 5, 2018


The Sangre de Cristo range by Crestone, Colorado, with smoke from the nearby #SpringFire, July 5, 2018.   Strong wildfire smell.

Recent Google Map with Pre- and Mandatory evacuation zones, screenshot:

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Always check with official sources for latest.  This is merely a notebook of snapshots.

  • Spring Fire

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Heavy rain is predicted for the fire area later today, though for now drought conditions remain exceptionally extreme in the region:


View of Crestone Creek, downtown Crestone (by the park), July 4, 2018:


Couple snippets from around 1pm Mountain Time:

Update from Westword @ http://www.westword.com/news/spring-fire-update-and-jesper-joergensen-arrest-10494782

a progression map:


Couple snippets from Twitter this morning, in no particular order, from around 9 am Mountain Time:

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