Good morning southern Colorado and happy Friday! Here's what you need to know to start you off on your day.
High temperatures, low relative humidity and wind gusts around 45-50 miles per hour have fanned the flames this week, leading to a significant jump in size overnight into Wednesday. The last known acreage is 5,348 as of Thursday afternoon.
The future of public transportation in Pueblo could be turning green and residents can have a say at a community meeting this morning. In a community forum Thursday, Mayor Nick Gradisar says there are plans to move both the Pueblo Bus Garage and the Pueblo Transit Building.
The restrictions were placed as a precaution due to heightened fire danger across the region as dry and warm conditions continue. The ban will be in effect until further notice.
Showers and a few thunderstorms return to the southern mountains and plains later this morning, with sunshine and down sloping winds to give us a warm afternoon. No severe weather or flooding is expected, and most of the moisture is expected to stay south of El Paso County.
For one day you and your family can enjoy the sunshine and silence throughout Garden of the Gods because this Sunday is Motorless Morning in the park. The park has some new safety measures in place this year as attendance continues to increase each time this event comes around.