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1 year 3 months ago

Emergency managers urge preparation before storms

COLORADO SPRINGS - In light of the recent winter storms, emergency managers in Colorado Springs are encouraging everyone to take the necessary steps to stay safe. Ken Hughlett, the Emergency Management Coordinator for the Colorado Springs Office of Emergency Management says blizzards and snow storms can be life threatening...

1 year 4 months ago

Blizzard closes highways, freezes gas pumps

CALHAN - It's the kind of storm that makes driving even short distances a challenge. Gusting winds and blowing snow on the eastern planes created whiteout conditions Wednesday afternoon, making travel dangerous enough that the Colorado Department of Transportation Closed Highway 24 east of Calhan and CO Hwy 94 east...

2 years 2 months ago

Highway 24 closed to Limon

Highway 24 is now closed from Colorado Springs to Limon. Due to blowing snow the State Patrol has just closed Highway 24 from Constitution east to Limon. The roads in eastern El Paso County are treacherous and unsafe. Six inches of snow has fallen in Monument and Briargate...

3 years 2 months ago

Miserable weather to start the day

Start with winds up to 50 miles an hour and throw in a little snow and you have an exceptional blizzard. White out conditions are being reported across Southern Colorado. Visibility is often 150 to 200 feet, but occasionally it goes down to zero. Conditions are worse in rural...

3 years 3 months ago

No cancelations reported today at DIA

DENVER (AP) - Air travel to the East Coast from Denver is starting to return to normal. After two straight days of cancelations, Denver International Airport reported no major flight cancelations Tuesday due to the aftermath of the Northeast blizzard. Airport spokeswoman Laura Coale said most passengers on...

3 years 4 months ago

Powerful snowstorm heads for Colorado

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - The Rockies are being pounded by a powerful snowstorm on one of the busiest travel days of the year. The heavy snow and high winds are bringing white-out conditions to parts of the region, and closing roads. The storm earlier buried Seattle in snow...

4 years 3 hours ago

Thrifty Thursday: ice cream deal

What a treat. From now until Sunday, Dairy Queen is offering 25 cent Blizzard treats when you buy one at regular price. The company is celebrating the 25the anniversary of the tasty treat. You can get the coupon for the deal by clicking here. And for locations click here...

4 years 2 months ago

Snow envy--New England wants more

Snowless New England states that rely on the white stuff for their winter activities are green with envy watching the Mid-Atlantic get blanketed with back-to-back blizzards. So little snow fell in Portland, Maine's largest city, that it canceled its winter festival. In Vermont, no snow meant no sculpting contest....

4 years 2 months ago

Mid-Atlantic still mostly at a standstill

Most trains planes and buses are still frozen in place as the cleanup continues after the Mid-Atlantic blizzard. The nation's capital is pretty well shut down again today with schools and even the government closed due to hazardous travel conditions that persist for a second day after the snow stopped....

4 years 2 months ago

Snow shows no letup on the east coast

Trees have toppled onto apartment buildings and cars as a blizzard batters the Mid-Atlantic region this morning. Two deaths have been reported. Airlines canceled flights, Amtrak canceled service and churches called off weekend worship as officials warned people to just stay home. A record of 2½ feet or more is...

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