Thunderstorms that rolled through the Grand Valley last night created at least six different fires.
Three of these fires were around the Utah border. The others were northwest of Rifle, North of Collbran, and South of Parachute.
The storms only brought a couple one-hundredths to three tenths of an inch of rain. This amount isn't near enough to keep brush wet so fires aren't possible when lightening strikes.
The forecast for this weekend is likely to bring lightening that could cause more fires.
KKCO firmly believes in freedom of speech for all and we are happy to provide this forum for the community to share opinions and facts. We ask that commenters keep it clean, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments left here do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of KKCO 11News.powered by Disqus
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.