Tag Archives: Heavy

Flash Flood Watch In Effect

A flash flood watch is in effect through midnight Wednesday, for areas in the central and lower Yampa River basins. Scattered thunderstorms with heavy rain are forecast through the evening, which may result in flood conditions. The flash Continue reading

Busy Travel Conditions For 4th Of July Weekend

A record number of Coloradans are expected to travel this Fourth of July weekend. According to AAA, 760,000 Coloradans will journey 50 miles or more from home this weekend, a 3% increase over last year. Experts attribute the increase to Colorado’s historically low unemployment Continue reading

Shovel Snow Safely

With the recent snow fall people have been out struggling to clear their driveways and sidewalks. All the bending and lifting of heavy snow can put you at risk of injury, and may lead to stress on the heart, which can result in death. Snow removal can be especially dangerous to people who do not exercise regularly. According to the US Consumer Product Safety Commission, in 2015, more than Continue reading

Heavy Snow Through Thursday Night

After waking up yesterday morning, there was one four letter word on everyone’s mind, SNOW! We asked 93.7 102.3 KRAI and 55 Country Meteorologist Don Day what made the recent storm so strong, and how much longer the snowfall will last.  Day says the storm resulted from a very moist jet stream pattern that moved off the Pacific Ocean Continue reading

Snow Forces Closures Over The Weekend

snow-copHeavy snow caused issues Sunday, forcing the closure of multiple highways in Northwest Colorado. US 40 at Rabbit Ears Pass was closed between 11am and 3pm due to visibility issues and stuck cars and semi trucks on the highway. Colorado 14 from Highway 40 to Walden was also closed for Continue reading