November 13, 2012 8:56 PM
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) - The rain has tapered off in Haiti and floodwaters no longer claw at houses, but the situation across much of the country remains grim following an autumn of punishing rains. Scores of people have died and experts fear food shortages loom. Heavy rains began falling even... more »
September 12, 2012 5:33 PM
With a soppy, wet day, the first in a long time in Pueblo, many may wonder if a day like this can end our drought.
Unfortunately no, today's rain is not enough, but those with the Board of Water Works aren't worried.
They say their storage may be low,... more »
August 26, 2012 1:34 PM
Foresters are keeping an eye on how dry conditions in the mountains this summer will affect fall foliage. Chris Forman, Aspen's city forester, says the yellow leaves popping up in the area could indicate stressed trees and could mean an early and shorter color season. But Jim Kravitz with the... more »
July 25, 2012 5:48 AM
DURANGO, Colo. (AP) - Rain has helped firefighters trying to contain a roughly 500-acre wildfire southwest of Durango. The fire was 75 percent contained Tuesday night, and pre-evacuation orders have been lifted. Rain fell on the burn area Monday and Tuesday. Lightning from a storm Saturday is believed to have... more »
July 10, 2012 4:48 PM
For many in Pueblo West, the sight of flooded streets was a first.
"I never thought that ditch would fill because it's always empty," said Thomas O'Connor, a resident.
A retention pond failed at Walker Ranch and filled drainage ditches and a dry creek bed yesterday.
Luckily no... more »
July 10, 2012 2:44 PM
A path of muck and flattened plants is leftover from flooding yesterday.
It happened when rain over filled a rentention pond then broke a dam at Walker Ranch.
We'll hear from a resident who was close to the flooded area later today as well as Pueblo West Public... more »
July 9, 2012 1:13 AM
A drainage ditch behind Thrush Grove near Rampart High School in northern Colorado Springs is in pieces after heavy rains uprooted the concrete.
Two homes were partially under water Sunday evening. Residents say the system was totally uprooted within 10 minutes of gushing waters heading downstream.
Water is... more »
September 30, 2011 8:36 PM
When it rains, things get expensive for Beverley Stephens. The Stratmoor Hills homeowner had at least two feet of water in her basement earlier this month when record rainfall hit the area.
"The carpet got soaked, all of the furniture in here was soaked," Stephens said.
The repair... more »
September 23, 2011 5:04 AM
DENVER (AP) - Recent rains have helped ease drought conditions in parts of Colorado, but pockets of the southeast corner of the state are still experiencing severe and extreme drought.
The U.S. Drought Monitor considered the San Luis Valley to be in "exceptional drought" earlier this year, which is... more »
September 15, 2011 2:35 PM
The rain has stopped in most of Colorado Springs, yet Sand Creek is moving at a high volume.
We'll bring you more local weather coverage tonight on News 5 at 5 & 6. more »
September 15, 2011 12:48 AM
A powerful rain storm plowed though Colorado Springs, making for one wet and dangerous evening.
In just a matter of minutes, streets became slick as hail fell to the ground, and creeks began to quickly over flow.
One of the areas hardest hit was a neighborhood on Date... more »
September 9, 2011 8:22 AM
BINGHAMTON, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities in central New York say flood waters that inundated the city of Binghamton and surrounding communities have begun receding, but there's no indication yet when some of the 20,000 evacuees can return to their homes.
Broome County Deputy Emergency Manager Raymond Serowik tells The... more »
September 7, 2011 7:37 AM
WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) - The remnants of Tropical Storm Lee are dumping rain and bringing fresh flooding concerns to areas in the Northeast still trying to recover from damage wrought by Hurricane Irene.
Rising waters of a rain-swollen creek have forced the evacuation of residents in the northeastern Pennsylvania... more »
July 10, 2011 4:20 PM
Despite the recent rain and humidity, the fire danger remains high in Southern Colorado. Fire bans are still in place in both Colorado Springs and unincorporated El Paso County.
Captain Jesse Ortiz with the Colorado Springs Fire Department says all of the the moisture is helping, but one or... more »
May 11, 2011 7:56 AM
A spring snow storm brought a mix of rain and snow to communities across Southern Colorado Wednesday morning. Rain, snow and thunder are expected throughout the day with the heaviest snow falling in the mountains and higher elevations.
Despite the storm, the National Weather Service says we still need... more »
March 4, 2011 5:18 PM
We've had lots of different kinds of weather today. From rain, to snow, to fog to thunder.
The rain should end tonight and make way for sunshine tomorrow.
Attached video was shot by Scott about 15 miles south of Pueblo early this afternoon.
A few minutes later... more »
October 27, 2010 8:18 AM
CHICAGO (AP) - A massive storm making its way through a big chunk of the nation has brought a bit of everything: strong winds, rain, tornadoes and now even some snow for a couple of states.
The storm packed wind gusts of up to 81 mph Tuesday as it... more »
October 25, 2010 7:50 PM
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... more »
October 22, 2010 1:54 PM
The Colorado Springs area has had some strange weather today, from sunshine, to hail, to snow.
A small stream flood advisory is in effect until 2 p.m. for northwestern Teller County. Slow moving storms this morning dropped an estimated one inch of rain across the area, which includes a... more »
October 20, 2010 8:50 AM
Southern California was pounded by a severe thunderstorm.
The National Weather Service says a storm capable of quarter-sized hail, winds over 60 mph and dangerous lightning passed over the Palmdale area Tuesday night.
To the south, Long Beach saw more than a half-inch of rainfall Tuesday, easily surpassing... more »
October 15, 2010 12:29 PM
Strong winds, heavy rain and snow moved into the Northeast on Friday, with the weather expected to get worse for evening commutes and overnight.
Killington, Vt., had five inches of snow and other areas above 4,000 feet saw the white stuff as well. By the time the storm blows... more »
October 11, 2010 3:57 PM
The U.N. weather agency says the La Nina climate phenomenon is likely to increase from moderate to strong over the next four to six months.
The World Meteorological Organization says La Nina, characterized by abnormally cold sea surface temperatures in the eastern Pacific Ocean, may result in drier conditions... more »
October 5, 2010 3:45 PM
An early winter storm that chased record heat out of northern Nevada has swamped Reno with record-setting rain and dropped enough snow at the top of the Sierra to close a mountain highway pass near Lake Tahoe.
The National Weather Service extended a winter weather advisory through late Tuesday... more »
September 30, 2010 8:39 AM
Driving rain from a storm system moving up the East Coast has been soaking southeastern North Carolina and prompting worries of flooding and tornadoes.
In North Carolina, the National Weather Service says the nearly 21 inches collected in Wilmington since rain started falling Sunday topped Hurricane Floyd's five-day mark... more »
September 23, 2010 10:29 AM
A powerful storm system passing through the upper Midwest has flooded a small Wisconsin community's downtown and has forced mandatory evacuations.
The Trempealeau County Sheriff's Department says deputies are working to evacuate homes in downtown Arcadia, which sits along the swollen Trempealeau river.
Mayor John Kimmel has declared... more »
September 8, 2010 8:23 AM
Its power spent, what's left of Tropical Storm Hermine is making its way north.
Hermine was downgraded to a tropical depression Tuesday night bringing downpours and winds gusting to about 70 mph in south Texas and northeastern Mexico.
Remnants of the storm could spread as far north as... more »
September 7, 2010 8:56 AM
Forecasters say Tropical Storm Hermine has crossed into Texas. Hermine is threatening to bring up to 8 inches of rain to south Texas and possibly a foot in isolated areas.
The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami says the center of the storm has crossed the Rio Grande. Hermine... more »
August 20, 2010 10:03 AM
Highway crews spent the night cleaning up after heavy rains that caused flooding and mud slides in parts of Colorado.
Stacey Stegman of the Colorado Department of Transportation says crews were clearing a mud slide that occurred Thursday afternoon on Colorado 82 near Carbondale. She says two cars that... more »