The largest fire started Thursday night when very strong winds blew over a truck which then skidded along the road, creating sparks. The blaze, now contained, burned about 2,000 acres near Interstate 25 south of Walsenburg, Colorado.
A fire near Loveland, Colorado also started Thursday night. Loveland Fire and Rescue reports that they have it contained at 189 acres.
A large portion of southeast Colorado was under a Red Flag Warning on Friday, but it expired at 6 p.m.
Snow will begin in the area Friday night after midnight and will continue off and on into Saturday afternoon. The high temperature near Walsenburg Saturday will be around 15 degrees.