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Local School Closings Due to High Winds

Local School Closings Due to High Winds

  …HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST THIS EVENING… A HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST THIS EVENING. * LOCATION…ALL OF THE SOUTHEAST COLORADO PLAINS. * CAUSE AND TIMING…A STRONG COLD FRONT DRIVEN BY A POWERFUL JET STREAM WILL MOVE ACROSS THE REGION TODAY. * WIND…WESTERLY AT […]

CDOT - Colorado Department of Transportation

Southeastern Colorado Road Conditions

The Colorado Department of Transportation now is on snow shift through southeastern Colorado – areas including Lamar, Springfield, La Junta and Trinidad. Maintenance crews are currently working 12-hour shifts during the storm and will remain on snow shift after the storm passes for storm cleanup. Winter driving conditions are prevalent on Interstate 25 south of […]

Tornado Preparedness

Tornado Preparedness

Tornadoes have killed several hundred persons and caused tens of millions of dollars in property damage in the southeast part of the country so far this spring. Southeast Colorado is not immune from tornadoes, as witnessed by the devastation in Holly four years ago. According to the National Weather Service, the U.S. averages 800 tornadoes […]

Secretary of State Gessler Warns of Deceptive Mailings

Secretary of State Gessler Warns of Deceptive Mailings

On April 4, Colorado Secretary of State Scott Gessler alerted Colorado businesses and non-profits to deceptive mail solicitations. The solicitations ask for a $225 annual fee to file reports with the Secretary of State’s office. In most cases, the annual fee is just $10 if filed directly with the Secretary of State’s office. “We work […]