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5 Things You Need To Know - October 19, 2020

Parkview Medical Center street parking concerns
More evacuations issued for Cameron Peak Fire as wind picks up Friday afternoon
Monte Vista
Chef Bob's Lobstah Trap
Gov. Jared Polis issues statewide mask mandate for Colorado
Posted at 6:24 AM, Oct 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-19 08:24:46-04

Good morning southern Colorado and here's what you need to know on your Monday morning.

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Pueblo residents frustrated with overflow street parking near medical center

For some residents and businesses near Parkview Medical Center, a recent parking conundrum has taken “frustrating” to a whole new level. They say it’s because employees of a recently built Parkview Medical Center Outpatient Center are parking along the street close to their workplace, rather than a remote shuttle lot specifically built for them to use.
Cameron Peak Fire grows to over 200,000 acres

The Cameron Peak Fire grew to a total of 203,253 acres as of Sunday. Erratic winds pushed the fire eastward toward Loveland through the afternoon Saturday, prompting new evacuations. The fire remained at 62% containment as of Sunday.
Warmer and breezy today with a mix of sun and clouds

The forecast today looks MUCH better for the lower elevations than what we saw on Sunday! There will be more sunshine today, but clouds will still blow in from the northwest. Highs will be in the 70s in the lower elevations and 60s over the mountains.
Lobster shop thrives in pandemic

In landlocked Colorado, it’s hard to get a taste of back east, but a local “Lobstah Trap” is trying to bring a piece of comfort to locals during tough times. Chef Bob’s Lobstah Trap food truck has been in Colorado Springs for three years whipping up authentic east coast eats.
Gov. Jared Polis explains plan for COVID-19 vaccine distribution

Gov. Jared Polis detailed a plan for distributing COVID-19 vaccines across the state once they are proven "safe and effective." Polis pointed out that the vaccine will not be available any time soon and the state is seeing a high number of COVID-19 cases, with the last three days seeing over 1,000 cases per day.
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