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1 year 8 months ago

Philharmonic fireworks show back on

The Colorado Springs Philharmonic Fireworks show will go on as scheduled. Originally it had been canceled due to fire danger, but after recent rain and higher humidity levels, the show will is back on. It starts at 5:30 Thursday evening and is free to the public.

2 years 8 months ago

Update: Waldo Canyon Fire

The Waldo Canyon Fire has caused 32,500 people to be evacuated in Colorado Springs and El Paso County. At a morning news conference, officials said structures were lost in the last 24 hours, but they don't have a good count at this point. Firefighting efforts continue with hundreds...

3 years 5 days ago

High fire danger this week

Be careful when you're outdoors this week. The fire danger is incredibly high because of the warm temperatures and high wind. The National Weather Service forecasters say high temperatures could raise the fire danger along the Front Range and Colorado plains this week. The brush and other potential...

3 years 1 month ago

Fire danger signs installed

The Colorado Springs Fire Department is installing fire danger signs around the community. The signs will show current fire danger and will be displayed at fire stations, parks and in some neighborhoods. Part of the money for the signs came from an $18,000 grant from the Colorado Division...

3 years 8 months ago

With heat lurks danger

As searing heat spreads over the East, experts are warning that the real danger may lurk at night. A nighttime respite from the worst of the heat gives the body a vital chance to recover from the stresses of the day. Those stresses can actually rise when nighttime air...

3 years 11 months ago

Fire restrictions put in place in Colorado Springs

The City of Colorado Springs has enacted fire restrictions effective tomorrow morning at 8 a.m. Those restrictions will stay in effect until conditions improve. A Lack of precipitation and continued high temperatures have left the city with very high wildland fire danger. Vegetation is extremely dry. Grasses, already dry,...

4 years 2 months ago

Too warm to ice dive

The Pueblo County Sheriff's Office had to postpone this year's ice dive, generally held on January 1, because the ice just wasn't thick enough. The dive has happened for years at Lake San Isabel, near Rye, but until it gets colder and the ice gets thicker, divers decided it...

4 years 9 months ago

Red Flag Warning again today

A Red Flag Warning is in effect for much of south central Colorado until 9 p.m. Tuesday. That means low humidity and strong winds, which increase the fire danger. A cool front is on the way, but until then people should use extreme caution with outdoor fires. The...

4 years 9 months ago

Wind adds to fire danger

A Red Flag Warning for high fire danger is in effect for much of Thursday in Colorado. High winds and warm, dry air will increase the chance of fire and make any fires difficult to extinguish. The Red Flag Warning is in effect Thursday afternoon and evening from Deckers,...

4 years 9 months ago

Volkswagen recalls minivans over fire concerns

Volkswagen is recalling nearly 16,000 Routan minivans to address fire concerns involving latches on the sliding doors. The German automaker says the recall affects 2009 minivans, which are jointly developed with Chrysler LLC and built at Chrysler's Windsor, Ontario, plant. Chrysler recently announced a recall of nearly 285,000...

4 years 11 months ago

Red Flag Warning returns

Gusty winds combine again today with low humidity and warm weather to rocket the fire danger into the sky high category. A Red Flag Warning is in effect until 8 p.m. for the Front Range from New Mexico to Wyoming. Wind gusts of 40 to 55 miles an hour...

4 years 11 months ago

Another Red Flag day

High winds and low humidity point to another day of extreme fire danger in southeast Colorado . The worst danger is along the slopes of the eastern mountains and into the southeast plains. At the same time, there's a chance of heavy snow over the central and western mountains of...

4 years 11 months ago

Red Flag Warning again today

A Red Flag Warning is in effect in much of Southern Colorado for the third day in a row. The warning for high winds and high fire danger was issued by the National Weather Service for El Paso, Pueblo, eastern Huerfano, Las Animas, Crowley, Otero, Bent, Prowers and Baca counties....

5 years 1 month ago

Raw milk debate spills into Capitols, courts

Debate about the health attributes and risks of raw milk is spilling into statehouses and courtrooms across the country. Proponents of unpasteurized dairy products are pushing to make them easier for consumers to buy. Supporters of the raw milk cause say the pasteurization process of heating milk to...

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