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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

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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

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

EXTRA

Colorado Cool Might Be Caused By A Typhoon

It’s not the Polar Vortex but, a big blast of cold air oozing in over the eastern half of the country from the Rockies to the East Coast.

07/16/2014

Pleasant Valley Road in Fountain (credit: CBS)

Heavy Rain Causes Flooding Across El Paso County

Heavy rain caused flooding across El Paso County on Wednesday night that left standing water over several roadways and forced a section of Highway 24 to close.

07/16/2014