The Nation Report: What are downslope winds, and why do we experience them?

The Nation

GRAND JUNCTION– Wednesday’s Nation Report explains downslope winds, which is relevant to what we are experiencing this week with two storm systems approaching.

Downslope winds trigger fire danger in the valley when cool winds swirl in the high country and lose all their moisture when they hit our warmer temperatures.

Kris also gives his most practical tips on how to stay fire safe when downslope winds occur.

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