Gusty wind, low relative humidities, warm temperatures, and dry fuels will all combine to produce high fire danger this afternoon and early evening. Red Flag Warning goes into effect at Noon and lasts until 8pm. Please, no outdoor burning or use of flammable materials. Head to the "Weather" Tab for more information on the forecast.
An accident at Powers and Airport in Colorado Springs is blocking traffic and backing up lanes in the area.
Police say five vehicles were involved in the crash and five patients were taken to the hospital. One of the patients has serious injuries.
Police officers with the major accidents unit are on scene investigating what happened.
Avoid the area if possible.