Larimer County had reached 38% containment Saturday as favorable weather conditions moved in.

Fire officials have issued a red flag warning for Friday afternoon with wind gusts expected around 30-35 mph as well as low humidity and warm temperatures. However, weather was moderated by the shade provided by the Mullen fRobert Garrisonire’s drift smoke in the afternoon, officials said.

The good weather conditions helped decrease fire behavior and allowed for more direct work on the fire perimeter.

Containment measures Friday allowed the Larimer County Sheriff to lift voluntary evacuation orders for County Roads 44H and 27 to Pennock Pass.

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