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2 years 3 months ago

Authorities defend procedures in fatal wildfire

DENVER (AP) - Authorities are defending their attempts to warn residents about a Colorado wildfire blamed for killing three people. About an hour before the first wave of automated evacuated warning calls on March 26, a volunteer firefighter went house-to-house telling residents to leave. He wasn't able to reach one...

3 years 8 months ago

DEA warns of extortion scheme

The Drug Enforcement Administration says there is an international extortion scam operating, which may victimize unknowing Americans. Criminals are posing as DEA agents or other law enforcement personnel. They call a victim, who in most cases has previously bought drugs over the Internet or by phone, and tell that...

3 years 9 months ago

Wildfire in Grand County continues to grow

A wildfire is burning in the central Colorado mountains, west of Fraser, has grown to 530 acres. The fire was reported Sunday afternoon and residents have been warned to get ready in case evacuations are needed. Right now the fire isn't threatening those homes. Rocky Mountain Area Coordination...

3 years 11 months ago

Tropical storm gathers strength, heads for land

Tropical storm watches and warnings have been extended westward along Mexico's coast as Tropical Storm Frank churns in the Pacific. Meanwhile, Tropical Storm Danielle is getting stronger far out over the Atlantic. On Monday, Mexico extended a tropical storm warning from west of Tecpan de Galeana to Zihuatanejo....

4 years 1 month 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 1 month ago

Severe weather possible this evening

Conditions are right for severe weather and tornadoes this evening in southeast Colorado. A tornado watch is in effect for the Front Range until 9 p.m. At 5 p.m. there were no fewer than six storm systems scattered from Penrose to La Junta. A funnel cloud was spotted...

4 years 1 month ago

Flood Warning issued for Canon City

The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for Canon City and part of Fremont County. They say the cause is rapid snow melt in the high country above Canon City. It has "resulted in high and fast flows along the Arkansas river. The river at Canon City is...

4 years 1 month ago

2nd Iceland volcano issues ominous warning

A second, much larger volcano in Iceland is showing signs that it may be about to erupt, scientists have warned. Since the start of the Eyjafjallajökull eruption, which caused cancellations of thousands of flights in Europe because of a giant ash cloud, there has been much speculation about neighboring...

4 years 2 months ago

Tornado spotted northeast of Lamar

The National Weather Service reports a tornado was spotted on the ground northeast of Lamar near the town of Towner. Radar showed it moving north at 25 miles an hour. The report was made by a law enforcement officer. The National Weather Service advises people in the area to...

4 years 2 months ago

Tornado Watch in effect in eastern counties

After a day of violent weather in eastern Colorado, the conditions are right for more. Yesterday a tornado touched down for ten minutes near Springfield and baseball-size was reported in Baca County. Now a Tornado Watch is in effect for Baca, Bent, Cheyenne, Kiowa, Kit Carson, Logan, Phillips, Prowers,...

4 years 2 months ago

Freeze expected tonight

A freeze warning is in effect early Saturday morning for Monument Hill to New Mexico and from Canon City to Kansas. The danger time is from 2 a.m. to 8 a.m. Saturday. Lows will drop into the mid to upper 20s for several hours. The cold will be with...

4 years 2 months ago

High winds expected through evening

Wind is the word in Southern Colorado. A High Wind Warning is in effect until midnight along the southern I-25 corridor and the Wet Mountains. The strongest winds are expected late Wednesday afternoon and evening. Winds of 35 to 45 miles an hour will be common south of Pueblo,...

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