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Monsoon Brings More Relief To Drought-Stricken SE Colorado

It’s inch by inch! Or maybe acre by acre. But either way, we’ll take every bit of improvement we can get in this part of the state.

21 hours ago

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8,000-Acre Wildfire In Moffat County Claims 2 Buildings

A wildfire burning in Moffat County has grown to be an estimated 8,000 acres on Wednesday and is zero percent contained.

07/23/2014

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Heat Blamed For Killing, Sickening Dogs

The recent heatwave in Colorado has pet owners on alert. High temperatures are being blamed for killing and sickening dogs across the state in the past few days.

07/23/2014

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Summer Tubing Hill Opens In Grand County

As the temperatures climb, wouldn’t snow tubing be a great way to cool down? Well, it’s not just for winter anymore.

07/22/2014

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Heat Relief Could Be On The Way To Parts Of Colorado

The latest extended outlook shows Colorado on the edge of below normal weather as we head into the month of August.

07/22/2014

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Overnight Heat Burst Recorded In Eastern Colorado

A heat burst is a sudden rise in temperature, usually due to a collapsing thunderstorm.

07/22/2014

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Exercising On The Surface Of The Sun

As the temps climb, so do the cases of heat illness. Sometimes it’s not bad enough to need to see a doctor, but it can make you feel plum terrible. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida has a list of safety tips when you’re active in the boiling heat.

07/21/2014

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Highway 24 Back Open After Mudslides Force Closure Near Cascade

Mudslides forced the Colorado Department of Transportation to shut down Highway 24 four times over the past week.

07/21/2014

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Forecasters Testing Product To Predict Where Lightning Might Strike

The lightning forecast product is currently available online for those planning outdoor activities in eastern Utah and western Colorado.

07/18/2014

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Hazy Weekend Skies Possible Due To Wildfires In Canada, Pacific Northwest

Colorado has been fortunate this year with little in the way of major wildfires, but we’re still feeling some impact from fires elsewhere.

07/18/2014