Roads are icy in spots that saw accumulating snow yesterday. Allow yourself plenty of extra time this morning and dress warmly, as wind chills are in the single digits and teens for many. A second disturbance will bring another round of snow showers to the Front Range this afternoon and early evening. While not as heavy as yesterday, some additional light accumulations over the higher terrain will be possible, including Teller and Northern El Paso Counties. Highs in the 30s and 40s will feel colder when factoring a blustery northwest wind. Click on the 'Weather' tab for more...
The Coast Guard is searching for two workers who are missing after a fire on an oil platform in the Gulf of Mexico.
Four other workers were critically injured with burns over much of their bodies.
The fire, which broke out Friday as workers were using a torch to cut an oil line, was quickly extinguished.
A sheen of oil about a half-mile long and 200 yards wide was reported on the Gulf surface, but officials believe it came from residual oil on the platform and can be contained.
Coast Guard Chief Petty Officer Bobby Nash said late Friday that monitoring continues to show no oil is coming from the well.
The rig, a production platform owned by Black Elk Energy, is about 25 miles southeast of Grand Isle, La.
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