A storm system will begin to impact Southern Colorado by late Friday morning. Mountain locations will simply see snow, but lower elevations will see rain eventually change to snow by later Friday afternoon. Locations that are higher in elevation will see the heaviest snow, due to them seeing cooler temperatures. So, Teller County, far northwest El Paso County, and the Wet & Sangre de Cristo Mountains will likely see several inches of wet snow. The major cities will see far less amounts and the storm will exit toward early Saturday morning.
The Royal Gorge Bridge and Park posted this photo on their Facebook page August 21, showing where the Cliff Terrace restaurant and Colorado Country Gift Shop once stood before the park began demolishing the destroyed structures. (Credit: Royal Gorge Bridge and Park)
The Royal Gorge Park may be ready to reopen in May 2014.
A city council member for Cañon City says they got an update Wednesday night about the bridge and park. They've recently approved the plans for the rebuilding of the visitor centers.
Much of the park burned in June when a wildfire tore through the area.
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