Arapaho and Roosevelt National Forests and Pawnee National Grassland
U.S. Forest Service
2150 Centre Avenue Building E
Fort Collins, CO 80526
CalWood Fire Update
Tuesday, October 27, 2020, 10:00 a.m.
Rocky Mountain Incident Management Team Black
Troy Hagan, Incident Commander
Current Situation: After a winter storm moved through Colorado’s Front Range over the weekend and into Monday, the CalWood Fire area is experiencing near record cold temperatures. There has been little to no fire activity, with much of the fire under several inches of snow. The fire remains at 10,105 acres and is 76% contained.
Firefighters will be patrolling and monitoring the fire today, concentrating on the northwest side along Highway 7 in Division A. Some resources will be released from the incident to be available for other assignments. Crews will continue monitoring the fire in the coming days until declared out.
Weather & Fuel Conditions: The forecast for Tuesday is clear skies, light winds, and highs in the low to mid-30s. Winds are expected to be light throughout the day. This evening will be clear, with lows in the 20s. Snow cover is expected to persist with melting beginning on south facing slopes. As temperatures warm through the week, snow is expected to remain on north-facing slopes.