With a combo of windy, dry and warm conditions for our Wednesday afternoon, a Red Flag Warning has been issued for all counties along and east of the I-25 corridor between 12pm and 7pm this afternoon. PLEASE no outside burning, and if you see smoke, report it as soon as possible! Head over to the Weather tab for more information on the rest of the week.
A Major accident on I-25 in northern Colorado will likely have the interstate shut down for hours.
The accident happened at mile marker 253 north of Denver.
State Patrol says there are multiple vehicle crashed and a semi-tanker started on fire. They say as many as 50 vehicles, including four semis, may have been involved.
Several people were taken to the hospital, but the extent of their injuries is unknown. No fatalities have been reported.
The Red Cross is at the scene to help stranded motorists and on-scene personnel.
State Patrol says the northbound lanes are closed and not expected to open for several hours.
Poor weather and driving conditions are considered the main cause of the accidents.
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