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1 year 11 months ago

Chilly weather keeps water use low

COLORADO SPRINGS - Snowy rooftops in April, if even just a trace, are a good sign when it comes to the drought. There may not be enough moisture to actually help irrigate the lawn, but the freezing cold temperatures have kept most of us from turning on the sprinklers. ...

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 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 5 months ago

Snow warning for western Colorado

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) - A winter storm warning is in effect as snow began falling on the Western Slope. The National Weather Service says snow levels could measure up to 18 inches in the San Juan Mountains in southwestern Colorado through Friday, with lesser amounts in western Colorado....

5 years 1 month ago

Flying east? Call first

Another blast of winter has brought air travel to a standstill in Washington, DC. Other cities are impacted as well. If you have a flight to the east coast--call your airline or check its web site before going to the airport. The flight may have been canceled.

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

Storm's gone but troubles remain

More rough weather could be in store even as states like North Carolina try to recover from the storm that just ended. Forecasters say a bit of freezing rain tonight into tomorrow could add to black ice woes North Carolina already faces. North Carolina's governor said yesterday the...

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 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. ...

5 years 4 months ago

The snow storm has arrived

It will be best to avoid traveling across southern Colorado today, because strong winds and reduced visibility, due to heavy snowfall and blowing snow, are expected across the region. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory, that remains in effect until 11a.m. Sunday, for southern El...

5 years 4 months ago

Significant snow storm may be on the way

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Watch, which remains in effect from Saturday evening through Sunday evening for the Sangre de Cristo and Wet mountains, the Wet Mountain Valley, southern and eastern Fremont county, and the I-25 corridor from Colorado Springs southward to the Colorado-New Mexico border....

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