After a mild Saturday, temperatures to finish the weekend will be MUCH colder! A system to our west pushes into SE Colorado overnight. Snow showers will be possible by early Sunday morning across the I-25 corridor with a change to rain and snow showers through the afternoon. Accumulation should be minimal as most moisture looks to be light and temperatures will warm into the upper 30s and 40s through the afternoon. The main impact will be the cold along with winds gusting up to 40 mph at times. Click on the 'Weather' tab for more...
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.
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