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1 year 1 month ago

Job forecast looks good

Career Builder has released its mid-year job forecast. It calls for hiring to remain steady, and temporary hiring is expected to continue to grow. In fact, temporary hires are expected to increase ten percentage points over last year. The forecast was based on a survey of more than 2,000...

2 years 8 months ago

State revenue forecast to be made today

DENVER (AP) - Colorado economists are presenting the state's latest revenue forecast as lawmakers prepare to start the 2012 session next month. Gov. John Hickenlooper's economic team and nonpartisan legislative economists will present their forecasts to the Joint Budget Committee this morning. The report to lawmakers plays a role...

3 years 3 months ago

US predicts 3 to 6 major Atlantic hurricanes

MIAMI (AP) - U.S. government forecasters are expecting three to six major hurricanes from an above average Atlantic storm season. The National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration released its forecast for the 2011 season Thursday. Scientists say as many as 18 named tropical storms may develop. Six to 10...

3 years 4 months ago

Fishing forecast to be released

Where are all the fish? The Colorado Division of Wildlife invites anglers to learn the latest information affecting fishing waters around southern Colorado at two upcoming meetings. 'This is a great opportunity for anglers to hear about local fishing conditions, ask questions and hear what the DOW predicts for this...

3 years 10 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 11 months ago

High winds forecast for Boulder fire area

It's the last thing fire managers in Boulder County want to hear--wind gusts in the range of 50-miles an-hour are forecast for the foothills around Boulder this evening. The Fourmile Canyon Wildfire exploded from a spark into an inferno that leveled more than 100 homes in conditions similar to...

4 years 1 month ago

East Coast in for another scorcher

Forecasters say the day after one of the hottest in decades in the Eastern U.S. won't be any more comfortable. More of the same is forecast today with temperatures in the 90s to 100 degrees or more. The temperature broke records yesterday in New York, where it hit 103,...

4 years 3 months ago

Cooler and stormy for most of the week

Big low pressure system from the west will swirl across southern Colorado tonight, and bring in cooler air that will linger for most of the rest of the week. Rain and snow will be increasingly likely the further north you are. Winds will be gusty and persistent. Later in the...

4 years 4 months ago

More snow in the Colorado high country

If you love to see fresh snow coating the mountains, you're in luck. A cold front is bringing high winds, snow, rain and plunging temperatures to Colorado. The National Weather Service has issued winter advisories for parts of the state. Snowfall of up to 10 inches was expected...

4 years 6 months ago

Forecasters warn of active avalanche season

Forecasters at Colorado's avalanche center are warning people about slides in the backcountry after more than 500 of them were recorded in the last week. The Colorado Avalanche Information Center said Friday the recent avalanche activity has been one of the busiest in years. Seven people have been caught in...

4 years 6 months ago

Last of storm fades away

Winds blowing from east to west kept Monday's storm around for longer than expected. Swirling moisture from New Mexico pushed back up against the mountains resulting in the snow overnight. Pueblo received as much as two more inches overnight. The clouds also kept temperatures warmer than expected -- in the...

4 years 9 months ago

Beginning a mild November

Snow last week, then a few days later, this warm sunshine. That's Colorado for you. "November can be hit or miss, says Matt Aschbrenner, who was just about to hit the links on Sunday. "It can be really cold or really nice" If the rest of the month...

1 year 9 months ago

Brad Sowder

Brad Sowder First Alert 5 Meteorologist Email Brad Friend Brad on Facebook Started at News First 5: October 2009 Hometown: Roanoke, Virginia Previous Station: KJCT News 8-TV, Grand Junction, Colorado Education: Bachelor of Science in Meteorology, University of North Carolina at Asheville ...

4 years 11 months ago

Mild into the weekend, and then.......

Sunny to partly cloudy days (with isolated thunderstorms) and cool nights will be the rule into the weekend, as highs bump up to average, then a bit above. Sunday will feature warm temperatures, with increasing clouds and wind, in advance of what's looking like a BIG change in the...

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