Updates From Colorado's Weather Center

Mandatory Evacuations Ordered Along Highway 34 In Estes ParkNew mandatory evacuation orders were given Saturday morning Coloradans living along Highway 34 between Estes Park and Drake.
State Approves A-Basin COVID-19 Plan To Open This SeasonArapahoe Basin announced it got the green light to open for the 2020-21 ski season.
Uptick In Summit County's Cases Partly Blamed On Larger Gatherings &Summit County continues to see a rise in positive cases of COVID-19 and is now working with the state on a plan to avoid tighter restrictions. 
Spot Fire At Cameron Peak Fire Advances Toward Glen HavenA spot fire at the Cameron Peak Fire showed increased activity west of Pinegree Park on Saturday.
Illegal Campfire Extinguished In EvergreenFirefighters in Evergreen responded to an unattended campfire on Saturday.
Denver Weather: Drastic Change Ahead With Snow, Record Cold Starting SundayA strong cold front will arrive late Saturday with the coldest air so far this season for Denver and much of Colorado.
Powerful Winds Hit Fire Zones Early Saturday, 107 MPH Gust Near Copper MountainExtreme fire weather conditions will be experienced throughout the day on Saturday ahead of a big weather change for Sunday.
Family Believes Grandparents Died Near Grand Lake In East Troublesome FireFamily members believe two grandparents died in the East Troublesome Fire. Grandchildren are posting about the family on Twitter. 
Wind From Incoming Cold Front Could Help Wildfires SpreadAn incoming cold front will bring strong winds again and could cause the East Troublesome Fire to grow larger.
'It’s Our Whole Life': Wildfire Evacuees Struggle With Heartache and LossEvacuations are still in place in Grand Lake, Estes Park and much of Grand County.
Drivers Discouraged From Traveling To Colorado's High Country This WeekendColorado officials are urging people to avoid visiting the high country this weekend. That's because of the extreme wildfire activity and the winter storm that will be rolling in later in the weekend.
East Troublesome Fire Continues To Threaten Numerous Colorado CommunitiesThe East Troublesome Fire continues to threaten Colorado communities on its eastern and southern flanks.
Before And After Pics Show Colorado House Destroyed By East Troublesome FireEvacuees are sharing images of some of the East Troublesome Fire damage on social media.
Brief Friday Wildfire Relief In Colorado Before Fire Danger Surges SaturdayWelcome drizzle, flurries, lighter winds and cooler temperatures greeted the Front Range Friday. The relief will be short-lived as high fire danger is set to return Saturday!
Wildlife May Be More Visible In Colorado As They Are Pushed Out Of Wildfire ZonesColorado Parks and Wildlife says people who live in the vicinity of a fire may see an increased animal sightings and remind people to give them their space.
Two Of Colorado's Major Wildfires -- East Troublesome Fire And Cameron Peak Fire -- Could MergePotential is there for the Cameron Peak Fire And The East Troublesome Fire to merge together.
Shifting Winds Make It Hard To Get Ahead Of East Troublesome Fire"It could easily start making more radical fire behavior in areas that have been relatively calm,” said fire information Chris Joyner.
East Troublesome Fire Explodes To 170,000 Acres: 'Really Unheard Of'As of Thursday evening, the fire was estimated at 170,000 acres -- making it the second largest fire in Colorado history.
Denver Weather: More Wind Before Our Snow Storm
More Evacuations Ordered For Communities Near Estes Park Due To East Troublesome FireAdditional communities around Estes Park have been placed on mandatory evacuation orders Thursday afternoon, as the East Troublesome Fire rages into Rocky Mountain National Park.