March 5, 2013 4:10 PM
CHICAGO (AP) - One Chicago woman says she "thought it was just media hype." But the storm that's brought a blast of wet snow to the city appears to be living up to the advance warnings. It's expected to dump more snow than Chicago has seen since the 2011 blizzard.... more »
December 19, 2012 5:15 PM
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... more »
October 20, 2012 6:22 PM
With the warm temps in Pueblo today, you may have not worried about staying warm, but for many, a winter coat was a priority. Pueblo Parks and Recreation along with the Eastside Commission began a coat drive at the beginning of the month.
Today, kids and adults got to choose... more »
October 15, 2012 7:40 PM
With the cooler temps we've seen lately, it's important to remember not everyone can afford to keep warm with a coat this winter.
If you want to help out in Pueblo, head over to El Centro Del Quinto Sol at North Erie and 6th to donate a new or gently... more »
February 11, 2012 6:35 PM
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... more »
February 3, 2012 7:16 PM
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... more »
February 2, 2012 2:24 AM
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... more »
December 22, 2011 6:02 PM
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.
... more »
December 20, 2011 12:05 AM
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... more »
December 6, 2011 12:35 PM
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... more »
December 1, 2011 1:01 PM
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... more »
October 25, 2011 7:29 PM
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.
... more »
October 12, 2011 2:48 PM
STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - A bill making its way through Congress would make it clear that ski resorts are not just for winter activities.
The Ski Area Recreation Opportunity Enhancement Act has already passed the U.S. House of Representatives and now heads to the Senate.
Current federal... more »
October 8, 2011 1:57 PM
DENVER (AP) - One person died on a county road west of Denver and a multi-vehicle accident temporarily closed northbound lanes of Interstate 25 as wintry weather hit the mountains and Front Range.
Colorado State Patrol Trooper Nate Reid says there were injuries in three separate accidents Saturday morning... more »
October 1, 2011 9:25 AM
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... more »
February 2, 2011 11:48 PM
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... more »
January 16, 2011 12:09 AM
It's a bad habit a whole lot of us are guilty of... starting your car on a cold winter day and walking away. Under Colorado law it's illegal to leave any car idling. But some technology may make doing just that your best bet.
Most remote car starters actually... more »
January 11, 2011 5:28 PM
Whether ice fishing, ice skating or just messing around outdoors and you end up on the ice--there are some safety tips everyone should follow to remain safe and dry.
There are also specific things that you can do to survive a plunge through thin ice.
Colorado State Parks... more »
January 9, 2011 2:45 PM
Colorado Springs Police have reported that they are on "Accident Alert" status. During this status you may submit a "Cold" accident report to the Police within 72 hours of the accident as long as there are no injuries, drugs or alcohol involved in the incident.
The City of Colorado... more »
December 30, 2010 6:11 PM
Fountain Fire Department has just reported that they are closing Mesa Road due to hazardous road conditions. Drivers are advised that if you must be on the road to take an alternate route. more »
December 30, 2010 11:51 AM
DENVER (AP) - The Denver airport's two dominant carriers are waiving change fees for some travelers ahead of a storm expected to bring snow, wind and bitter cold to Colorado.
The National Weather Service has issued winter storm warnings for much of western, northern and northeast Colorado, with forecasters... more »
December 30, 2010 10:33 AM
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... more »
November 21, 2010 4:34 PM
ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK, Colo. (AP) - A winter storm is hampering efforts by crews trying to recover the body of an ice climber killed in a fall in Rocky Mountain National Park. Park spokeswoman Kyle Patterson says the Denver man died in a fall Saturday on the All Mixed... more »
November 16, 2010 7:42 PM
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. more »
October 26, 2010 10:39 PM
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... 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 7, 2010 3:42 PM
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.... more »
August 30, 2010 9:20 AM
Folks hammered by record snowfall in the mid-Atlantic and freakishly cold temperatures in the South can warm up to the latest forecast by the Farmers' Almanac.
The 194-year-old publication is predicting a "kinder and gentler" winter season for much of the nation.
The Maine-based almanac, which claims it... more »
May 12, 2010 1:39 PM
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... more »
April 24, 2010 10:21 AM
Mountain View Electric says that all customers in the Black Forest, Calhan and Ellicott have their power back. Crews spent most of Saturday restoring power the was knocked out by heavy snows and high winds.
Thousands of home were without power. Mountain View Electric says that there were no... more »
March 4, 2010 12:53 PM
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... more »
February 25, 2010 9:07 AM
The second part of a two-day, 1-2 winter punch is headed toward the Northeast. Forecasters say the storm is packing wind gusts up to 50 mph and could dump more than a foot of snow on winter-weary residents.
The National Weather Service says Thursday's forecast storm in the Northeast... more »
February 16, 2010 1:04 PM
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... more »
February 8, 2010 6:00 AM
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... more »
February 2, 2010 9:13 AM
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... more »