Fire authorities predicted power problems would worsen as day set to get progressively hotter Wednesday.
About 4-5 degrees Celsius of added warmth means some areas could see temperatures double that of what’s typically seen in January, said the state Department of Forestry and Wi영주출장안마ldlife.
“You know the last time we had this big a day is the winter before Christmas when it was 12 C (43 F) when we had this snowpack,” the department’s spokesman, Ken Williams, told CNN affiliate KTNV. “We’ll have to go back to the drawing board with the snow and ice.”
More than 90 people were evacuated from the city of Boulder after temperatures soared past 100 degrees early Wednesday. The temperature was at least three times higher than Tuesday.
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Flowing snow and heavy snowfall are typical in Denver, an epicenter of Colorado’s drought. The city of 7.5 million is on edge as it seeks to cope with higher temperatures.
More than 5,000 homes were without electricity after a power plant in the area suffered severe floo실시간 카지노ding Monday, according to officials from Gov. John Hickenlooper and the Colorado Water Bureau.
Drought emergency orders were in effect by Wednesday. It will take some time for electricity to come back on.