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...
Despite strong winds, crews were able to wrangle an 800 acre fire under control in a matter of hours.
According to the Kiowa County Sheriff's Office, the fire started in a field around 1 p.m., got into a canal, and spread to the Upper and Lower Queens reservoirs. Firefighters were able to contain the flames in one of the reservoirs within an hour.
The entire fire was contained by 10 p.m. Saturday. Six agencies responded to the fire.
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