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1 year 10 months ago

Driving conditions slow in Pueblo

It was slow driving in Pueblo today, like many other areas of Southern Colorado. CDOT had about 80 different trucks out in the region. They will work till all main roads are clear and the storm is over. Drivers tell us, even if they're running late, they try to stay...

2 years 8 months 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...

2 years 8 months 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...

2 years 8 months ago

Will Punxsutawney Phil see his shadow?

PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. (AP) - With this winter being like it's been, six more weeks of it might not be so bad. The unseasonably warm temperatures and lack of snow would seem to put less pressure on Punxsutawney Phil. The groundhog from central Pennsylvania is set to make his annual weather...

2 years 10 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. ...

2 years 10 months ago

Staying safe on icy roads

As winter descends on Southern Colorado, no doubt we'll see cars slipping and sliding all over our roads. Whether you're a life time Coloradan or a newbie, those slick roads seem to get us all. But it doesn't have to be that way. We drove along with the instructors at...

2 years 10 months ago

Cold weather car care

Freezing temperatures can quickly take a toll on our cars, the battery in particular. Service managers at Daniels Long Chevrolet in Colorado Springs says the average car battery lasts about three years in our climate. Zan Zanandrie, who oversees the parts and service departments at all of the Phil...

2 years 10 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...

2 years 11 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 3 weeks ago

Winter wheat harvest down

DENVER (AP) - Colorado's winter wheat harvest this year is down from last year, but it's still above the 10-year average. The National Agricultural Statistic Service says Colorado produced 78 million bushels of winter wheat this year, which is down 26 percent from the nearly 106 million bushels produced...

3 years 8 months ago

Busted water pipes causing big problems

As the weather cools down, things are heating up for Colorado Springs Fire. "Because of the severe cold weather, we've had about 60 breaks in fire sprinklers," explains Captain Ray Johnson with Colorado Springs Fire. Frozen and busted pipes are causing sprinkler systems to break all over the...

3 years 9 months ago

Recent storms boosting Colorado snowpack

DENVER (AP) - Recent storms are helping to boost snowpack in much of Colorado. As of Tuesday, the statewide snowpack was already 130 percent of average for that date, according to the Natural Resources Conservation Service. The Upper Rio Grande basin was the only one in the state that...

3 years 11 months ago

I-70 closures in the high country

Mountain passes along I-70 are closed right now due to a fast-moving winter storm that moved into our state this afternoon. Some of those closed include the stretch between the Eisenhower and Georgetown tunnels. Click this link to get the latest information.

3 years 11 months ago

Freeze warning: protect those plants

A freeze warning Tuesday night into Wednesday morning prompts planters to harvest what they can and cover the rest. Mike Estes, owner of Rick's Garden Center in Colorado Springs recommends putting any kind of blanket, sheet, newspaper, or frost cloth on top of those outdoor plants, as long as...

3 years 11 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...

4 years 2 weeks ago

Ohio town invaded by skunks

A unique combination of weather and timing has created a bigger mess than usual this year for residents of Russell Township, Ohio. This time of year, skunks are fattening up for the winter. They are tearing into yards and landscaping looking for food. Skunks are digging for grub worms....

4 years 5 months ago

Denver company creates windows that can think

Denver-based technology company RavenBrick has developed a "smart" window that can transform itself to maximize energy efficiency. The Raven Window Filter responds to sunlight and temperature to change the tint of the window, allowing more or less light into a building. RavenBrick CEO Alex Burney says the filter can...

4 years 7 months ago

190 million view Olympics

The Vancouver Winter Games were the second most watched in history, surpassing even the Salt Lake City games. 190 million Americans watched the Vancouver Olympics on the networks of NBC Universal, ranking second only to the Lellehammer Games, which were fueld by the controversy surrounding Nancy Kerrigan and Tonya...

4 years 8 months ago

USA Medal Count

Gold: 2 Silver: 2 Bronze: 8 The International Ski Federation says that the men's Olympic super-combined race has been postponed due to heavy snowfall. The race was supposed to happen Tuesday. No new date was immediately set. However, officials had indicated on Monday that the race would be...

4 years 8 months ago

Light snow this morning

Light snow will continue this morning across most of south east Colorado. A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for Colorado Springs and Pueblo and the counties to the east. A Winter Storm Warning is in effect from Westcliffe to Trinidad and then east to Kansas. Snow totals of...

4 years 8 months ago

Colorado prairie dog takes on forecast

Who cares what the groundhog in Pennsylvania says today? The Denver Zoo has a furry forecaster who's already called for six more weeks of winter. The zoo is holding Prairie Dog Day Tuesday to coincide with Groundhog Day. A prairie dog named Digger who lives at the zoo already came...

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