The remnants of Hurricane Bud slowed the growth of the 416 Fire in Durango and brought rain across the state.
Can you see it? Smell it? Maybe even taste it? Wildfire smoke blanketed large portions of Colorado Thursday.
River guides, pot shops, art galleries, musicians, farmer's markets and even the famous narrow gauge railroad are feeling the pinch.
The residents of about 180 homes out of the 1,900 evacuated because of the 416 Fire returned home today.
The 416 Fire and other high-profile blazes won't be the last wildfires to cause concern in Colorado.
Ranches, ski resorts and national forests have closed during their peak tourism seasons because of the blazes in southwestern Colorado.
The fire is throwing sparks and embers very close to structures in the Mesa Cortina and Wildernest neighborhoods.
National forests and parks in Arizona and New Mexico have already been shut down as precautions.
Over 2,800 square miles of public land in southwestern Colorado will be closed to campers, hikers and bikers because of the fire danger.