Although we are still tracking some light snow and icy/snow covered roads, the biggest concern for the morning will be the frigid temperatures. We are starting off with temperatures a few degrees above/below zero. Due to a breezy wind this morning, our wind chill, or what it "feels" like is well below zero. Please bundle up with numerous layers as you head out this morning. You will likely need to keep all the layers on hand throughout the day as highs reach the teens and low 20s with lingering flurries possible. For a full look at the weekend, click on the "Weather" tab.
A hiker is OK after spending the night in the woods.
The hiker, who has not been identified, called Springs police around 11 p.m. Monday to report that he was near the Cutler Trail in North Cheyenne Canon, but had gotten lost. The hiker also told officers that his phone was about to die.
A search and rescue team was dispatched around 2 a.m. Tuesday. A couple of hours later, they were able to make verbal contact with him. Between 5 and 6 a.m. the team finally reached the hiker, who was in an embankment. The hiker was uninjured.
North Cheyenne Canon is located in southwest Colorado Springs near the Broadmoor and Seven Falls. Popular tourist site Helen Hunts Falls is located within the park. The Cutler trailhead is about a mile and a half away from the park's entrance.
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