March 5, 2013 4:10 PM
CHICAGO (AP) - One Chicago woman says she "thought it was just media hype." But the storm that's brought a blast of wet snow to the city appears to be living up to the advance warnings. It's expected to dump more snow than Chicago has seen since the 2011 blizzard.... more »
January 30, 2013 12:45 AM
The flakes are flying and with temperatures dropping, it's getting icy in Colorado Springs-- so icy that as of 8:30 PM, police moved to 'cold reporting status'. Translation: if you're in an accident with no drugs, alcohol, or injuries, you have 72 hours to report it to police.
A lot... more »
December 27, 2012 7:09 PM
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... more »
October 6, 2012 1:16 AM
As the first hard freeze of the year draws closer, folks across southern Colorado are preparing for the big chill.
Wintry weather's just around the corner and history shows we're right on schedule; the first freeze usually hits Colorado Springs around October 1st, and Pueblo just a week later.... more »
July 6, 2012 6:51 AM
TOWNSEND, Tenn. (AP) - At least two people have been killed as a violent thunderstorm struck the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Park spokeswoman Melissa Cobern says a man on a motorcycle was killed as was a 41-year-old woman who was struck by a falling tree. The names of the... more »
June 3, 2012 6:41 PM
A lot of storm damage seems to be in Lamar, and it's not believed a tornado even touched down there.
The National Weather Service says it was straight line winds that were strong enough to lift a canopy off a gas station and drop it onto the pumps.
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May 21, 2012 11:00 AM
A hailstorm moved through Pueblo's northside around 9:15 last night. The hail was as large as one inch in diameter. Leaves were shredded and remain in the street this morning. This picture was taken near High and 31st Street. more »
April 1, 2012 12:26 AM
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - The U.S. Coast Guard has sent rescuers to aid four sailors injured in a storm during a race some 400 miles off the California coast. A spokesperson for the Clipper 11-12 Round the World Yacht Race said Saturday that the 68-foot Geraldton Western Australia took on... more »
March 19, 2012 2:55 PM
Strong winds knocked down trees overnight in Canon City.
One house had a tree crash through its roof.
The tree pictured here fell over, pulling up a gas line with it. People on the block were evacuated.
Clean up continues on the tree, which is expected to... more »
March 2, 2012 6:30 AM
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... more »
February 11, 2012 6:35 PM
The snowfall across Colorado Springs has been light but persistent, steadily falling since about 4:30 this morning. City, state and county snowplows have been out just as long clearing the snow and putting down anti-skid material on the roads.
For the most part, the major roads are clear and... more »
February 3, 2012 7:16 PM
Gusting winds and blowing snow made a perfect combination for icing over roads, and those slick conditions lead to dozens of accidents, some of them serious. State troopers want to remind drivers to use caution when driving in winter weather.
"Make sure you leave in plenty of time, take... more »
February 3, 2012 8:33 AM
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... more »
December 22, 2011 6:02 PM
Some are seeing dollar signs in all of the falling snowflakes. Michael Shannon and his family were out shoveling sidewalks trying to earn some extra cash for the holidays.
He says they don't have a set price but only ask homeowners to pay what they think is fair.
... more »
December 21, 2011 7:26 AM
Colorado's snowpack level is lagging behind the historical average, even with the recent snowstorm. On Tuesday, the statewide snowpack was 22 percent below the 30-year average for the date. Snowpack in several river basins is below average, although the Upper Rio Grande in southern Colorado is at 104 percent of... more »
December 1, 2011 1:01 PM
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... more »
October 25, 2011 11:06 PM
At the District 11 transportation facility there's a lot of work to be done before a snow storm. Facilities Director Kris Garnhart says his crews, understandably, prefer to rig their pick up trucks and dump trucks with plows and sanders the day before the snow hits.
"We just don't... more »
October 25, 2011 7:29 PM
A beautiful sunny fall day in Colorado can quickly turn into a snow storm. Today people are getting ready for dramatic weather changes that are expected to sweep through the state later on tonight. C-DOT is preparing dozens of its trucks to hit the road ahead of the storm.
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October 8, 2011 1:57 PM
DENVER (AP) - One person died on a county road west of Denver and a multi-vehicle accident temporarily closed northbound lanes of Interstate 25 as wintry weather hit the mountains and Front Range.
Colorado State Patrol Trooper Nate Reid says there were injuries in three separate accidents Saturday morning... more »
September 15, 2011 12:48 AM
A powerful rain storm plowed though Colorado Springs, making for one wet and dangerous evening.
In just a matter of minutes, streets became slick as hail fell to the ground, and creeks began to quickly over flow.
One of the areas hardest hit was a neighborhood on Date... more »
September 5, 2011 8:18 AM
AMSTERDAM, N.Y. (AP) - A tornado has caused some property damage near Albany, N.Y., one week after Irene caused destructive flooding in the region.
The National Weather Service says the tornado touched down about three miles from Amsterdam, N.Y., on Sunday evening. Amateur video posted on YouTube shows a... more »
August 31, 2011 8:44 AM
MIAMI (AP) - Tropical Storm Katia is getting stronger in the mid-Atlantic and could become a hurricane later in the day.
The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami says the storm is still far out to sea and it's too early to say if will threaten for any land... more »
August 28, 2011 4:14 PM
NEW YORK (AP) - Irene remains a massive storm, but its winds are diminishing and it's moving northward twice as fast as yesterday.
Irene's now a tropical storm, with top winds well below the 74 mph threshold to be considered a hurricane.
New York City escaped the urban... more »
August 28, 2011 4:11 AM
MIAMI (AP) - Forecasters say Irene is expected to stay a hurricane as it draws its next bead on land, even though the storm will be over cooler water.
The next landfall is expected near Long Island, N.Y., about midday today.
The National Hurricane Center says water levels... more »
August 27, 2011 7:21 AM
MOREHEAD CITY, N.C. (AP) - Forecasters say Hurricane Irene has lost a bit of muscle and is down to a Category 1 storm as it zeroes in on North Carolina.
But officials say the storm remains dangerous is already beginning to cause problems with some power outages as well... more »
August 26, 2011 8:26 PM
MIAMI (AP) - Forecasters say Hurricane Irene off the coast of North Carolina is still packing 100 mph winds and turning toward the north-northeast.
Tropical storm conditions are spreading all over southeastern North Carolina Friday night. The storm's main thrust is supposed to hit the Carolina coast early Saturday.... more »
May 24, 2011 2:15 PM
Parts of Colorado Springs were jolted awake Tuesday morning by claps of thunder and hail -- a relatively rare occurrence for that time of day. Lightning hit a home near Rangewood and Bitterroot, damaging a bathroom vent. Construction of new luxury town homes at Woodmen and Union was halted for... more »
May 23, 2011 5:14 PM
JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) - As searchers in Missouri and Minnesota comb through the rubble looking for survivors of last night's tornadoes, folks are pitching in to help anyway they can.
A massive tornado tore a 6-mile path across southwestern Missouri killing at least 89 people and damaging about 2,000... more »
April 17, 2011 7:19 PM
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - North Carolina Gov. Beverly Perdue says her tour of tornado-ravaged portions of her state nearly brought her to tears.
Perdue told said at a Sunday afternoon news conference in Raleigh that nothing she saw surprised her, given her experience with natural disasters.
Still, the... more »
March 7, 2011 12:57 PM
A storm system moving through New Mexico will likely bring us snow this afternoon and into tomorrow morning.
At this time the First Alert meteorologists are predicting four to seven inches of snow by tomorrow morning in Colorado Springs, with three to six inches in Pueblo. The Rye and... more »
February 6, 2011 12:45 PM
DENVER (AP) - A weekend storm has dropped up to 18 inches of snow in Colorado, triggering chain requirements on Interstate 70 and other mountain highways.
The National Weather Service reported 10 inches of snow by Sunday morning near Tiny Town, about 15 miles southwest of Denver. Four inches... more »
February 1, 2011 8:41 AM
Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport has closed because of an ice storm. That's having an impact in Colorado Springs. Already several arrivals and departures have been canceled. Every American Airlines flight is impacted.
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January 31, 2011 1:36 PM
The snow has started in Colorado Springs, and this storm will be a pay back for mild weather over the last few days.
Colorado Springs: A range of about 3-6"
Monument: About 5-8"
Teller County: A range of 6-10" or more
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January 31, 2011 9:20 AM
You made airline reservations months ago and now a huge storm is threatening to wallop the midwest.
You may be able to get on an earlier flight, to beat the storm, without paying any extra fees.
Frontier Airlines announced flexibility for ticketed passengers, "Rules and restrictions regarding standard... more »
January 20, 2011 7:25 AM
If your morning plans include hitting the road, allow yourself extra time--the Colorado Department of Transportation is reporting icy roads throughout southern Colorado.
I-25: icy from the New Mexico border to the Wyoming border.
Hwy 50: icy from the Utah border to the Kansas border. Icy and snow... more »
January 19, 2011 10:57 PM
A quick winter storm made things a little chilly in Southern Colorado on Wednesday evening. High wind gusts, dropping temperatures and slick roads made Jeniese Cathey, a Las Vegas transplant, a little nervous. "It's been crazy and I'm definitely not used to the snow." she says, "I will say I... more »
January 19, 2011 5:03 PM
Light accumulations of snow are expected beginning late this afternoon and generally wrapping up before midnight. The cold front will first arrive along the Palmer Divide and into Teller County around 4 p.m., and then spread into Colorado Springs around 5 and then arriving in Pueblo about 6. Accumulations by... more »
January 13, 2011 1:55 PM
The City of Pueblo Stormwater Division will host a seminar on January 27 in hopes of cutting down on the amount of trash that gets into the storm drain system.
Louise Bosche, City of Pueblo Stormwater Inspector, said simply, "If it's not stormwater, it does not belong in the... more »
January 10, 2011 7:05 AM
DENVER (AP) - Drivers are encountering wet and icy roads across Colorado as a winter storm moves across the state with heavy snowfall expected in the Denver metro area.
The Colorado Department of Transportation says most of the roads and highways along the Front Range are snow-packed and slushy... more »
December 30, 2010 6:18 PM
Colorado Springs Police is closing s. Carefree west of Powers to Academy Blvd. due to multiple crashes and very slick roadways.
Similar conditions are reported on many of the city's East-west roadways that go over hills.
December 30, 2010 5:07 PM
As of 3 p.m. Thursday, the El Paso County Department of Health and Environment was in the process of closing due to the worsening winter storm. more »
December 30, 2010 4:09 PM
Colorado Springs Police has just announced as of 1:50pm that they are on "Cold Reporting" status.
For more information on what you need to do in the event you are involved in an accident during "Cold Reporting" conditions, follow the following link;
http://www.springsgov.com/Page.aspx?NavID=777 more »
December 30, 2010 11:51 AM
DENVER (AP) - The Denver airport's two dominant carriers are waiving change fees for some travelers ahead of a storm expected to bring snow, wind and bitter cold to Colorado.
The National Weather Service has issued winter storm warnings for much of western, northern and northeast Colorado, with forecasters... more »
December 23, 2010 6:41 PM
DENVER (AP) - A nearly weeklong snow storm that brought over 6 feet of heavy, wet snow to parts of Colorado is winding down. A winter storm warning was in effect through 5 p.m. Thursday in much of western Colorado and then colder and drier air is expected to move... more »
December 21, 2010 8:12 AM
DENVER (AP) - More than a foot of snow has fallen in parts of western Colorado and a total of 8 feet could pile up by the time the storm tapers off.
Some ski areas are reporting more than 2 feet of new snow. There was so much snow... more »
December 20, 2010 6:22 PM
DENVER (AP) - Forecasters are predicting snowfall of "epic proportions" in parts of western Colorado.
The National Weather Service says the top of the Grand Mesa and areas around Crested Butte above 9,000 feet could have 6 to 8 feet of snow by Thursday afternoon. A winter storm warning... more »
November 30, 2010 4:37 PM
The Colorado Springs Street Division continues its annual stormwater cleanup effort this week to prevent the clogging of storm drains. Residents can drop off their leaves between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.
Wed, Dec. 1 - Chelton Rd. and Alpine Pl.
Thursday, Dec. 2 - Oro Blanco... more »
November 24, 2010 2:57 PM
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... more »
November 23, 2010 10:01 AM
The man killed yesterday in avalanche at the Wolf Creek Ski Area was the resort's ski patrol director. Forty-one-year-old Scott Kay died Monday, prompting the ski area to shut down for the day. A close friend, Bob Brammer, told The Durango Herald that Kay was doing avalanche-control work when he... more »