GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KREX) — Fire safety concerns have prompted Mesa County Public Health to issue a no-burn advisory from 11:00 AM to 10:00 PM on both May 27 and May 28, 2022. No burning of any kind is permitted during this time including agricultural burning.

A Red Flad Warning for Mesa County and other surrounding areas of the western slope has been issued by the National Weather Service. Gusty winds, low relative humidity, warm temperatures, and dry fuels in combination results in critical fire weather conditions.

You can learn more about burning alternatives at the Mesa County Public Health website.