Content Tagged As cold_weather

2 years 8 months 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...

2 years 11 months ago

Upgrades warm buses on cold days

An effort to reduce air pollution in Colorado Springs has the positive side effect of making school buses warmer for students. Colorado Springs School District 11 received a regional air quality grant to install fluid heaters in about 90 percent of their buses. The upgrade cuts the amount...

3 years 1 month ago

Occupy Colorado Springs braving storm

Occupy Colorado Spring still going strong, even though the temperatures have dropped and snow has fallen in the Springs. Jason Warf, part of Occupy Colorado Springs, says last night around ten people braved the cold in the tents that are set-up in the permitted area near Acacia Park. ...

3 years 9 months ago

Cashing in on the cold

At age three and a half, Jamison Pickerill can bowl a mean, yet slow-rolling game at Mr. Bigg's Family Fun Center. His dad enjoys the price - free! "It's always a good price here. It was an extra bonus they had with the Mr. Bigg's hot on an ice...

3 years 9 months ago

Utilities using propane to help gas stock

A little known plant in eastern El Paso County is helping keep your home warm as temperatures plummet below zero. On a normal day, Colorado Springs Utilities says their customers use about 100 million cubic feet of natural gas. But on a day like Tuesday, that number skyrockets. "Today is...

3 years 9 months ago

Pueblo schools stay open despite sub zero temps

From Denver to Colorado Springs, many school districts were closed today because of the bitter cold temperatures. However, in Pueblo, both District-70 and Pueblo City Schools were open with a two hour delay. At Somerlid Elementary school, the temperature was -2 degrees as students arrived for class. Several parents...

4 years 9 months ago

Last of storm fades away

Winds blowing from east to west kept Monday's storm around for longer than expected. Swirling moisture from New Mexico pushed back up against the mountains resulting in the snow overnight. Pueblo received as much as two more inches overnight. The clouds also kept temperatures warmer than expected -- in the...

4 years 11 months ago

Poland: 15 die in freezing weather

Europe is getting an early and deadly taste of winter's bitter cold. In Poland, overnight temperatures fell as low as minus 4 Fahrenheit and 15 people froze to death around the country. Police are asking people to alert them if they come across homeless or drunken people lying outdoors. Since...

4 years 11 months ago

How to keep the car running when it's cold

Dead batteries, frozen wiper fluid, and cracked belts are just a few of the many problems mechanics at Auto Tech Plaza in Colorado Springs see when the temperatures get bitter cold. Service Manager Jim Thomas says checking and maintaining those fluids, like oil and antifreeze, will help prevent a...

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