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3 years 1 month ago

CDOT gears up for storm

CDOT is gearing up for the impending storm, scheduled to hit the Pikes Peak region later this afternoon and continue through Friday. CDOT maintenance crews are scheduled to begin snow-shift in El Paso, Teller and Park counties at 4 p.m. today, according to spokesman Bob Wilson. Snow shift...

5 years 3 weeks ago

Avalanche, crashes kill 7 in Germany

Heavy snowfall in parts of Germany triggered a deadly avalanche and caused thousands of accidents, leaving at least seven people dead and dozens more injured, police said Sunday. Across the southern state of Bavaria, police registered more than 2,000 accidents over the weekend, German news agency DDP reported, with...

5 years 1 month ago

Snow may have been factor in ice rink collapse

A fire official says snow and ice buildup may have contributed to a roof collapse at a western Pennsylvania ice skating rink, but that the cause has not been determined. Justin Shawley, assistant chief of the Rostraver Central Volunteer Fire Company, also says the initial 911 call Sunday afternoon reported...

5 years 1 month ago

Still a wintery mess in MId-Atlantic

Seats are at a premium on planes and trains out of the nation's capital which is still blanketed in snow since a weekend blizzard dropped more than two feet of snow on the metro area. The most pressing matter for travelers: get out before another foot or more of snow...

5 years 1 month 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....

5 years 1 month 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...

5 years 1 month ago

Storms boost snowpack in southwest Colorado

Recent storms have boosted snowpack in southwest Colorado above average, but the statewide snowpack is still lagging. The Natural Resources Conservation Service says statewide snowpack was 87 percent of average as of Saturday. It was 108 percent of average in the San Miguel, Dolores, Animas and San Juan basin and...

5 years 2 months ago

Avalanche slams Durango home

Heavy snow in southwest Colorado is causing avalanches, including one that slammed into a Durango home. That avalanche below Animas Mountain crashed into a three-level house, blasting loose drywall and filling a bedroom with snow. But no one was hurt because the residents hadn't moved in yet. Two...

5 years 3 months ago

A major winter storm hits Colorado

There is a major winter storm blanketing the southern Colorado area. Today's big issue, along with the snow, is the wind. Gusty north winds 20 to 40 mph will spread across the plains on Tuesday causing reduced visibilities in blowing snow which will make driving conditions slick and hazardous. ...

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