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Latest Forecast: Much Cooler With Scattered Storms, Some Severe

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By Chris Spears DENVER (CBS4) – A new air mass moved into Colorado overnight and you’ll notice the much cooler temperatures by this afternoon. The cold front was a little drier than we anticipated but with daytime heating we do think there will be one more wave of showers and thunderstorms. A few of those Read More

‘They’re Just Dying Off’: Elk Herds Disappearing In Eagle Valley

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By Matt Kroschel EAGLE COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – Elk herds in the Eagle Valley are disappearing. They aren’t moving elsewhere, wildlife managers say they are simply disappearing at a troubling rate. And evidence points to the stress of more people and traffic combined with changing weather patterns as factors in this decline. (credit: CBS) Perry Read More

Latest Forecast: Summer Solstice To Bring Few Evening T-Storms

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By Chris Spears DENVER (CBS4) – Happy Summer 2018! The new season will bring plenty of sunshine and dry conditions today with increasing fire danger once again in the western and southern parts of the state. By late afternoon and early evening today we will see a few showers and thunderstorms pop up across the Read More

Another Day Of Storms Brings More Hail, Funnel Cloud

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DENVER (CBS4) – Tuesday brought more severe weather across the Denver metro area, with some damaging hail and a sighting of a funnel cloud. PHOTO GALLERY: Colorado Mid-June Hail Storms Early in the afternoon hail fell in various places including Littleton, the Denver Tech Center, Aurora, Gunbarrel, Niwot, Firestone and Fort Lupton. In Greenwood Village and Read More

Latest Forecast: Cloudy, Cool & Wet Father’s Day For Much Of Colorado

1 week ago admin2 0
By Chris Spears DENVER (CBS4) – The remnants of Hurricane Bob will cross over Colorado today and that will keep most of the state on the cloudy and cool side with scattered rain showers and isolated thunderstorms. We are concerned about isolated pockets of heavy rain which could cause localized flash flooding this afternoon and Read More

Eagle Rock Fire Breaks Out Near Conifer, Evacuations Lifted

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JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – Evacuations of homes near Conifer were lifted Friday night after firefighters responded to a small wildfire. In the late afternoon people living in 20 homes along Wamblee Trail were told to go to Conifer High School for shelter. The evacuation order was lifted at 7 p.m. (credit: Greg Kalkwarf) The Read More

No New Growth On Buffalo Fire Burning Near Silverthorne

2 weeks ago admin2 0
SILVERTHORNE, Colo. (CBS4)– Firefighters say there was no new growth on the Buffalo Fire overnight. The fire remains at 91 acres but is zero percent contained on Wednesday morning. Evacuated residents were allowed to go to their homes for a short time to gather what they need before leaving again. Crews remain vigilant for new Read More

Officials Credit ‘Fuel Breaks’ In Buffalo Fire; Evacuations Still In Place

2 weeks ago admin2 0
SILVERTHORNE, Colo. (CBS4)– Hundreds of residences in Silverthorne are under evacuation orders after a fire broke out on Buffalo Mountain Tuesday morning and sent up a huge plume of smoke. (credit: CBS) The Buffalo Fire is burning southwest of downtown Silverthorne near the Wildernest and Mesa Cortina neighborhoods, and both areas are under evacuation orders. Read More

Latest Forecast: A Little Relief From The Heat Coming

2 weeks ago admin2 0
By Dave Aguilera DENVER (CBS4) – Sunday was the hottest day of the year so far for Denver! But, believe it or not we did not set a record. Denver International Airport made it to 97 degrees. The old record was 99 set in 2013. Close but, no cigar. If it makes you feel any Read More

Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Closed Due To 416 Fire

3 weeks ago admin2 Comments Off on Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Closed Due To 416 Fire
(credit: CBS) DURANGO, Colo. (AP)– The 416 Fire is keeping the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad closed for nearly two weeks. The Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad announced on Tuesday that it is extending the suspension of its coal-fired steam train passenger service until at least June 17. (credit: CBS) The railroad is Read More