A Texas teen missing since last week has been found dead in Colorado after apparently crashing his truck off a curvy mountain road.
A large, slow moving spring storm has left a blanket of heavy wet snow across much of the Front Range and there is more to come for some areas.
Along the way from Lake City to Silverton you’ll encounter as many as seven ghost towns and many old ruins. On any given summer day, you’re likely to see a dozen or so cars parked at the site with folks wandering around taking photos at the buildings on site.
More than 4 feet of new snow in the mountains has helped boost Colorado’s snowpack, especially in the state’s southwestern corner.
Snowfall from the latest storm to hit Colorado’s mountains has already surpassed 4 feet around Wolf Creek Pass.
The Colorado Department of Transportation announced that Highway 550 on Red Mountain Pass will remain closed for avalanche mitigation following a slide on Sunday night.
The National Weather Service has issued a blizzard warning for Wolf Creek Pass as Pacific moisture brings heavy snow and strong winds to the Continental Divide through Monday.
The National Weather Service says a winter storm bearing down on central and southern Colorado could bring up to four feet of snow to some areas.
The Ouray County Sheriff’s Department says a man’s body was found in a car that crews extricated from a rugged valley.
The highway connecting Ouray and Silverton is being closed so workers can remove a vehicle that plunged 400 feet to the valley floor below the road.