Locally heavy rain and snow will impact Southern Colorado through Friday afternoon and early evening. Heaviest snow will favor the mountains, Teller County, and El Paso County. This will lead to difficult travel conditions by Friday morning. Heavy snow will also occur in the higher terrain to the southwest of Pueblo. The storm will wind down later Friday evening. For the full forecast including snowfall potential, click on the "weather" tab.
The Cumbres and Toltec Scenic Railroad is back in business. The 64 mile narrow gauge run opened its season Saturday morning with a fully loaded train from Chama, New Mexico, to Antonito, Colorado.
About 200 people were on board for the inaugural run of the year.
Wildfires cut the railway season short last year and dropped traffic down to 22,000 from the average of 50,000. U.S. Forest Service officials had ordered the railroad closed to reduce the threat that sparks from the train would start more fires in the Carson National Forest.
Railroad consultant Richard Gomez says the area around the railroad is much greener this year because of good spring precipitation.
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