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Three winter storms rolling into Southwest Colorado

Three winter storms are headed for Southwest Colorado, with the first expected to bring snowfall Thursday afternoon, according to the National Weather Service in Grand Junction. The weather service...

DATE: Jan. 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Breckenridge hotel room roof collapses under snow

BRECKENRIDGE – The roof of a hotel conference room in Breckenridge collapsed under the weight of all the heavy, wet snow that’s been falling in Colorado’s mountains. No one was inside the room at...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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Travel north of Durango may be tough through Saturday

A winter weather advisory is in effect for the northwest San Juan Mountains through 5 p.m. Saturday with the National Weather Service in Grand Junction expects up to 12 inches of snow in the high...

DATE: Jan. 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Red Mountain Pass reopens; chain laws remain in place

Red Mountain Pass on U.S. Highway 550 reopened about 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, although chain laws remain in effect. The pass had been closed since Monday because of weather conditions and avalanche...

DATE: Jan. 11, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Avalanche danger high with more storms approaching

The Colorado Avalanche Information Center has a message for backcountry enthusiasts eager to take advantage of the new snowfall in the high country: “Avoid it.” The avalanche danger was listed as...

DATE: Jan. 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Hurricane-force winds, freezing rain, snow hit Front Range

DENVER – Hurricane-force wind gusts knocked over trucks, sent roof shingles flying and downed powerlines in the Colorado Springs area Monday while a tanker truck overturned on an icy stretch of...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Regional News

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Ice expected to persist as a headache for Tuesday’s travelers

Icy conditions were expected to persist for a second day Tuesday morning around Durango, while heavy snow loads in the high country will contribute to avalanche danger. A backcountry skier...

DATE: Jan. 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Motorists pulled from flooded roads in California

SAN FRANCISCO – Stranded motorists were pulled from cars stuck on flooded Northern California roads as thunderstorms arrived Sunday as part of a massive winter storm that could be the biggest to...

DATE: Jan. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

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Winter storm warning issued for early Monday

A winter storm warning has been issued for early Monday until 6 a.m. Tuesday for high-country towns including Silverton, Hesperus, Ouray and Telluride, according to the National Weather Service....

DATE: Jan. 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Red Mountain and Wolf Creek passes closed

A slow-moving winter storm drenched Durango and blanketed higher elevations with snow Thursday, closing five mountain passes for most of the day in Southwest Colorado. Two of the passes, Red...

DATE: Jan. 5, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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‘Pineapple Express’ barrels into Southwest Colorado

A wet winter storm is expected to dump up to 8 inches of snow in Durango and up to 30 inches in the San Juan Mountains through Thursday. The Pineapple Express, as it’s called, originated near the...

DATE: Jan. 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News

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Winter storm warning issued for Southwest Colorado

A winter storm warning has been issued beginning at 5 a.m. Wednesday through 5 a.m. Friday for much of Southwest Colorado as well as the north-central part of the state. The warning includes...

DATE: Jan. 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Local News