Overnight a disturbance passes through parts of S Colorado... this will bring a push of moisture falling as rain in the Plains with a few late night/early morning showers possible in Pueblo. For the Palmer Divide, N & W El Paso Co. and Teller Co. it will fall as snow... bringing a few additional inches of accumulation in mainly between 1am and 6am, lingering into the mid morning. Winds also pick up overnight with gusts into the 40s, the winds look to continue across much of S Colo. through the day Sunday.... head over to the "Weather" tab for more information.
Authorities now have confirmed four people were injured when a helicopter fighting a fire in southwestern Colorado crashed Monday afternoon.
Fire information officer Roger Condie says there were no fatalities in the accident.
Larry Helmerick of the Rocky Mountain Coordination Center says the Bell 206 helicopter was making an initial attack on a wildfire about 15 miles west of Saguache when it crashed at about 4:30 p.m. Monday.
The helicopter was fighting a new wildfire about 130 miles southwest of Denver. Helmerick says he didn't know how large the fire was or when it started.
Investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board and a team from the National Interagency Fire Center in Boise, were en route to the site.