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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

A runner on July 22 in Denver. (credit: CBS)

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

A mudslide on Highway 24 (credit: CBS)

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

Hazy skies above the city of Denver as seen from Copter4 (credit: CBS)

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

Cantaloupe crop (credit: Rocky Ford Growers Association)

Late Freeze, Hail Stunts Rocky Ford Cantaloupe Harvest

A double punch from Mother Nature that included a late season freeze and damaging hail storms has limited this year’s crop of Rocky Ford Cantaloupes.

07/18/2014

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Flash Floods Force Evacuation Of Boy Scout Camp

A Boy Scout camp in southern Colorado has been forced to evacuate once again because of flash flooding.

07/17/2014

Manitou Springs (credit: CBS)

U.S. 24 Near Waldo Canyon Burn Scar Reopened

U.S. Highway 24 near the site of the 2012 Waldo Canyon Fire is back open after flash flooding.

07/17/2014