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2 years 1 month ago

Icy roads holding up travel

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...

2 years 2 months ago

Emergency managers urge preparation before storms

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...

2 years 5 months ago

Storm prep: the frenzy before the freeze

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....

2 years 8 months ago

2 killed in violent thunderstorms

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...

2 years 10 months ago

Hail leftovers

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.

3 years 3 weeks 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...

3 years 1 month ago

The snow keeps falling

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...

3 years 1 month ago

Icy roads keep tow trucks busy

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...

3 years 1 month ago

Highway 24 closed to Limon

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...

3 years 3 months ago

Seeing green in all this white

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. ...

3 years 3 months ago

Snowpack low for the season

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...

3 years 3 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...

3 years 5 months ago

Bracing for the snow

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...

3 years 5 months ago

Preparing for the snow storm

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. ...

3 years 6 months ago

Tornado hits NY after Irene

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...

3 years 10 months ago

New storm rumbles across Joplin

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...

4 years 1 month ago

Storm impacts flights at Colorado Springs Airport

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. COLORADO SPRINGS AIRPORT ARRIVALS COLORADO SPRINGS AIRPORT DEPARTURES

4 years 1 month 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 ...

4 years 1 month ago

Flying out ahead of the storm

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...

4 years 2 months ago

Expect a slippery morning commute

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...

4 years 2 months ago

Winter storm hits Southern Colorado

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...

4 years 2 months ago

Snow should end late tonight

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...

4 years 2 months ago

Snow smacks Colorado

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...

4 years 2 months ago

Colorado Springs Police on "Cold Reporting" status

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;

4 years 3 months ago

Mountain snowstorm winds down

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...

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