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August 2, 2021
Muddy Slide Fire Update Sunday, July 25 2021The Muddy Slide Fire remains 4,093 acres and 70% contained. There are 60 personnel assigned to the incident. Crews will continue patrolling looking for any remaining pockets of heat. The fire continues to smolder within its existing footprint with limited potential for spread. Drift smoke from other fires north and west of Colorado kept skies hazy across the region. High pressure will strengthen over the area today, resulting in mostly sunny skies with little cloud cover. Temperatures will trend warmer today – into the low 80s – and relative humidity will lower to the high teens. Winds will be light and variable in the morning, increasing to 7-10 mph in the afternoon.The Muddy Slide Fire started on June 20, 2021. Rocky Mountain Area Team Black assumed command of the Muddy Slide Fire on Sunday July