Snow is expected to develop for our Monday afternoon and overnight hours. Bands of heavier snow are possible..and something we will be monitoring throughout the day today. A Winter Storm Watch has been issued for far northern El Paso County where ~4" are possible by Tuesday morning. Also ahead, a High Wind Watch for much of southeast Colorado from 4-11am Tuesday morning as wind gusts could reach up to 60 mph. For more info on the forecast this holiday week, head over to the "Weather" tab.
Smoke permeated the air late Tuesday in Black Forest as the sound of sirens broke through the quiet night.
It made for an unsettling couple of hours for some Black Forest residents, understandably on edge so soon after the devastating Black Forest Fire.
Firefighters received a call around 11 p.m. that a house in the area had caught fire. Crews responded quickly, and were able to keep the flames contained to one room in the home.
One man was inside when the fire started; he was able to get out safely and sustained no injuries.
Investigators have determined that the fire was electrical, caused by aluminum wiring.
Residents said they were relieved the fire was contained quickly.
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