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5 months 2 weeks ago

Keeping Pets Safe in the Cold

There's nothing a dog loves more than running outside with the wind in their face, but that can be tricky when the temperatures dip into the single digits. "I would keep the being outside to a minimum, maybe a short walk," says Dr. John Sudduth of Northwest Animal Hospital....

5 months 3 weeks ago

Shelters Open Longer Hours This Week

With temperatures below freezing, area shelters are opening their doors to provide a place for people to go. The Springs Rescue Mission in downtown Colorado Springs will stay open 24/7 this week. In the Black Forest, Crosses for Losses will also be open. The shelter says if people...

1 year 9 months ago

Beautiful snow on Greenhorn Mountain

For all of you cool-weather lovers out there, there are several welcome sights you can see in Southeastern Colorado! Not every peak is snow-capped just yet, but Greenhorn Mountain southwest of Pueblo was absolutely beautiful today. Many areas in the mountains got snow yesterday, and several of you told us...

2 years 4 months ago

Snow is a no show

The snow that was supposed to hit overnight was mostly a no show. Dry air took the power out of the storm and left us with only a little snow and nothing much to report on the roads across Southern Colorado. We will see occasional snow flurries throughout the...

2 years 7 months ago

Cold weather car care

Freezing temperatures can quickly take a toll on our cars, the battery in particular. Service managers at Daniels Long Chevrolet in Colorado Springs says the average car battery lasts about three years in our climate. Zan Zanandrie, who oversees the parts and service departments at all of the Phil...

2 years 7 months ago

Starting the month with a Brrrr

December is off to a snowy, blustery start as a winter snow storm continues to ice over roads, cause accidents and even cancel school. Lewis Palmer School District 38 in Mounment had been on a 2 hour delayed start this morning, when at around 9:45 a.m. administrators decided to cancel...

2 years 9 months ago

Occupy Colorado Springs braving storm

Occupy Colorado Spring still going strong, even though the temperatures have dropped and snow has fallen in the Springs. Jason Warf, part of Occupy Colorado Springs, says last night around ten people braved the cold in the tents that are set-up in the permitted area near Acacia Park. ...

3 years 5 months ago

Bracing for high heating bills

All the cold weather we've had over the last few weeks could leave you with sticker shock when the utility bill comes in the mail. Last Tuesday alone, Colorado Springs Utilities customers set a record for natural gas consumption of nearly 2 and a half times a typical winter day's...

3 years 5 months ago

Help paying for utility bills

Our heaters are working over time as temperatures are expected to dip well below zero again today. All of that extra usage could leave customers with sticker shock when their bill comes in the mail. To help keep utility bills manageable, Colorado Springs Utilities customers can enroll the budget...

3 years 5 months ago

Heating help

Our heaters are working over time as temperatures are expected to dip well below zero again today. All of that extra usage could leave customers with sticker shock when their bill comes in the mail. To help keep utility bills manageable, Colorado Springs Utilities customers can enroll the budget...

3 years 5 months ago

Busted water pipes causing big problems

As the weather cools down, things are heating up for Colorado Springs Fire. "Because of the severe cold weather, we've had about 60 breaks in fire sprinklers," explains Captain Ray Johnson with Colorado Springs Fire. Frozen and busted pipes are causing sprinkler systems to break all over the...

3 years 5 months ago

Utilities using propane to help gas stock

A little known plant in eastern El Paso County is helping keep your home warm as temperatures plummet below zero. On a normal day, Colorado Springs Utilities says their customers use about 100 million cubic feet of natural gas. But on a day like Tuesday, that number skyrockets. "Today is...

3 years 5 months ago

Pueblo schools stay open despite sub zero temps

From Denver to Colorado Springs, many school districts were closed today because of the bitter cold temperatures. However, in Pueblo, both District-70 and Pueblo City Schools were open with a two hour delay. At Somerlid Elementary school, the temperature was -2 degrees as students arrived for class. Several parents...

3 years 5 months ago

Snow begins

The snow has started in Colorado Springs, and this storm will be a pay back for mild weather over the last few days. Snow predictions: Colorado Springs: A range of about 3-6" Monument: About 5-8" Teller County: A range of 6-10" or more ...

3 years 5 months ago

School closes in preparation for storm

Schools are already preparing for an icy blast and blowing snow. Monument Academy Charter School will close at 1 p.m. for elementary students and 1:15 p.m. for middle school students. Afternoon preschool and kindergarten are canceled as well as all afternoon activities.

3 years 5 months ago

Worrisome flu symptoms

When it comes to the flu, the first and best line of defense for people six months and older is being vaccinated. "The most important thing you need to be thinking about is making sure you have gotten immunized," says medical director of El Paso County Public Health Dr....

3 years 6 months ago

Child left in cold van

BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. (AP) - A Silverthorne man is suspected of leaving a child in a van for at least two hours during a frigid day in Breckenridge. Police say Michael Sanchez faces a misdemeanor charge of child abuse with no injury and is expected in court Friday. The Summit...

3 years 6 months ago

Frigid weather remains for another day

DENVER (AP) - Frigid weather remains across Colorado and winds are making it seem even colder. Conditions are among the worst in the far Eastern Plains. The National Weather Service says wind chill values of minus 25 and below were possible Tuesday in that area. A wind chill...

3 years 7 months ago

Colorado Springs on cold reporting status

The Colorado Springs Police Department has put the city back on cold reporting status after several accidents this afternoon. Streets in some areas have started to get icy as the temperature drops. Cold reporting means those involved in an accident should exchange driver's license and insurance information with...

3 years 9 months ago

Snow falls in Teller County

Southern Colorado got its first taste of winter weather on Monday. Temperatures dipped into the twenties in some areas out west with snow in the high country. In Teller County many people woke up to something they haven't seen in quite a while, snow. "I just thought oh dear! It's...

3 years 9 months ago

Boo to the Flu

Storytime, treat bags and flu shots are what you can expect at the East Library on Wednesday, October 13 th . The program is called Boo to the Flu and vaccinations are being offered to the community through a joint effort between the Pikes Peak Library District and the...

3 years 10 months ago

Eleven Mile drowning victim identified

The Park County Coroner has identified the man who drowned in Eleven Mile Reservoir over the weekend. The body of Clifford Carrano, 49, was pulled from the reservoir Sunday night. The coroner ruled the death a drowning. Witnesses say Carrano was sitting on the shore of the reservoir when...

4 years 2 months ago

Freeze expected tonight

A freeze warning is in effect early Saturday morning for Monument Hill to New Mexico and from Canon City to Kansas. The danger time is from 2 a.m. to 8 a.m. Saturday. Lows will drop into the mid to upper 20s for several hours. The cold will be with...

4 years 4 months ago

Search and Rescue warns hikers

El Paso County Search and Rescue is warning hikers and recreational 4 wheelers to be prepared for a long wait if they go out tonight or tomorrow morning. An impending snow storm is expected to make conditions hazardous. Steve Sperry with El Paso County Search and Rescue released a...

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