Rain and snow will wind down for Southern Colorado late this afternoon and early evening. The main focus for heavier rain and snow will shift farther north leaving Southern Colorado much drier tonight than this morning. Slow down on the roads...plenty of slush and water that can still cause accidents. For the full forecast, click on the "weather" tab.
Forest Service officials say they won't be salvaging as many fire damaged trees as previously thought, in the Hayman Burn area.
Instead of taking the estimated 17,000 acres of burned trees, they now say they'll only salvage about 10,000 acres.
The decision came after a hearing where the public got a chance to have their say. Some people were afraid the harvesting would adversely impact the Prebles Mouse habitat. Now, according to the Forest Service, that area won't be affected.
The Forest Service will begin havesting the timber from portions of the Pike National Forest north and west of Woodland Park sometime in mid-July.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or firstname.lastname@example.org.