100 MPH Winds Whip Up Fast-Moving Wildfires in Colorado – Thousands of Boulder County Residents Ordered to Evacuate (VIDEOS)

100 MPH Winds Whip Up Fast-Moving Wildfires in Colorado – Thousands of Boulder County Residents Ordered to Evacuate (VIDEOS)

Thousands of residents were ordered to evacuate on Thursday as 100 mph winds whipped up fast-moving wildfires in Boulder County, Colorado.

Downed power lines sparked two small grass fires that quickly turned into large blazes because of gusty winds.

City of Louisville (20,000 populations) was ordered to evacuate.

Fire Command has issued an order of evacuation for the City of Louisville. If you’re in the area, please act quickly.

— Boulder OEM (@BoulderOEM) December 30, 2021

Boulder County Office of Emergency Management announced an evacuation order for all of Superior, Colorado residents.

Boulder County Office of Emergency Management has just announced an Evacuation Order for ALL of Superior, Colorado residents. Evacuation point is the South Boulder Recreation Center. The Superior Community Center is not an official evacuation location.

— Town of Superior, Colorado (@townofsuperior) December 30, 2021

VIDEO:

Moving fast into neighborhood. Fences on fire pic.twitter.com/AtS9W8MOgr

— Eric English (@EricEnglish777) December 30, 2021

VIDEO:

Not good pic.twitter.com/1mmqrF3PEl

— Eric English (@EricEnglish777) December 30, 2021

VIDEO:

Fast-moving grass fire south of Boulder visible from our office. Multiple wildfires burning across the county.

This is becoming a very high impact wind event for our area, please take it seriously and abide by any evacuation orders from local authorities. pic.twitter.com/5lTNn3M6Hx

— NWS Boulder (@NWSBoulder) December 30, 2021

Residents running out of a Costco in Boulder County:

#boulderFire #costco #highwinds #evacuate pic.twitter.com/n9mNDPpd4n

— Hunt (@Hunthk11) December 30, 2021

Mall in Boulder County being evacuated:

Entire mall being evacuated Costco #marshallfire pic.twitter.com/rlVMsj5RV5

— nataliewarady (@N4ttybyn4ture) December 30, 2021

DEVELOPING…

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