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Latest Forecast: Goodbye Arctic Air, Hello Record Warmth

By Ashton Altieri DENVER (CBS4) – Arctic air that has had it’s grip on Colorado for the last two days will finally move east of Colorado on Wednesday. The result will be a big warm up with highs in the lower 50s in the Denver and Boulder areas and 40s for Northern Colorado. (more…)

Latest Forecast: Big Warmup To Follow Tuesday’s Frigid Start

By Ashton Altieri DENVER (CBS4) -Tuesday morning was one of, it not the coldest so far this winter in some areas on Colorado’s northeast plains. But thanks to dry air we’ve seen a nice recovery in temperatures this afternoon with widespread 20s and 30s. A warming trend begins on Wednesday as high pressure (more…)

Latest Forecast: Frigid Temperatures Settle In Overnight

By Lauren Whitney DENVER (CBS4) – A back door cold front brought ice and snow from the foothills to the eastern plains. A layer of freezing drizzle created icy conditions, making for a very rough morning commute. The snow totals were mainly less than an inch for many areas, but a few (more…)

Latest Forecast: Cold, Snow And Wind To Whip Monday

By Dave Aguilera DENVER (CBS4) –  Another blast of cold Arctic air will be backing into eastern Colorado into Monday morning. This will bring a dramatic drop in temperatures and produce areas of snow across the plains back into the mountains. At this point it looks like the most of the plains (more…)

Latest Forecast: Backdoor Cold Front Arrives Late Sunday

By Chris Spears DENVER (CBS4) – Get ready for a wild temperature ride over the next 36 hours in Denver and on the eastern plains! Drier air will pass through the state on Sunday and that means mostly sunny skies statewide. Then an arctic front will back into Colorado from the northeast late Sunday (more…)

Travel Alert: Mountain Winter Driving Tonight Will Improve Saturday

By Chris Spears DENVER (CBS4) – A strong jet stream passing over Colorado will keep strong gusty wind and occasional snow showers in the mountains Friday night and early Saturday. The weather was making for tough driving conditions on many of the higher passes, such as Kenosha Pass, on U.S. 285 southwest of (more…)

17 Dead In California Mudslides, More Than A Dozen Missing

MONTECITO, Calif. (AP) — Anxious family members awaited word on loved ones Wednesday as rescue crews searched grimy debris and ruins for more than a dozen people missing after mudslides in Southern California destroyed an estimated 100 houses, swept cars to the beach and left at least 17 victims dead. “It’s just (more…)

Latest Forecast: Storm In California Heading For Colorado Next

By Ashton Altieri DENVER (CBS4) – The massive mountain wave cloud that kept Denver and much of the Front Range gray and chilly on Monday has dissolved. Therefore Tuesday will be a much brighter and warmer day with highs in the 60s and 70s east of the foothills. Then a storm in southern (more…)

Snowpack Varies Greatly Across Colorado

By Matt Kroschel BERTHOUD PASS, Colo. (CBS4)– The job of keeping track of snow levels in Colorado takes scientists deep into the backcountry to monitor dozens of snow survey sites across the state. “We are way over 11,000 feet here,” hydrologist Karl Wetlaufer says as he and CBS4 Mountain Newsroom Reporter Matt Kroschel (more…)

Latest Forecast: More Snow Heading For Colorado

By Lauren Whitney DENVER (CBS4) – Another warm, dry day in Colorado. The clouds did prevent us from warming up too much across eastern Colorado, but we did still make it into the 50s. We’ll get even warmer on Tuesday, a highs are expected to reach the mid to upper 60s! The record in Denver (more…)