Severe thunderstorms moved across the Midwest Friday, including Iowa, Indiana, and Ohio, then moved to the East Coast. High winds caused major storm damage, including blown off roofs in Richmond, Indiana, and a rolled tractor trailer in Marion, Ohio. States of emergencies have been issued for West Virginia and more »
The following area within the City of Colorado Springs has been re-opened to business and residents: Commerce Center Drive north from East Woodmen to Pine Creek Dr. All other areas remain under Mandatory Evacuation: Cedar Heights West of 30th Street from Gateway Road to Centennial Pinon Valley Mountain Shadows more »
Extreme rainfall from Tropical Storm Debby virtually wiped out long-standing drought across Florida, but continued dry weather across the rest of the contiguous U.S. led to the most widespread area of abnormal dryness in the 12-year history of the U.S. Drought Monitor report. Tropical Storm Debby more »
A late-June heat wave continues in the Rockies and Plains as the temperatures soars past the 100 degree mark. Thursday, Ft. Wayne, Indiana tied its all-time high record from 1988. Monthly records were also tied or broken from Ohio to Arkansas. In Indianapolis, it was the hottest single day more »
FRONT RANGE AIR QUALITY FORECAST: A Wildfire Smoke Health Advisory continues in effect for El Paso County due to the Waldo Canyon Fire. Fine Particulate Matter concentrations are expected to be variable from Moderate to Unhealthy-for-Sensitive-Groups (and possibly Unhealthy) downwind of the Waldo Canyon Fire. Smoke from the Waldo more »
FRONT RANGE AIR QUALITY FORECAST A Wildfire Smoke Health Advisory continues in effect for El Paso County due to the Waldo Canyon Fire. Fine Particulate Matter concentrations are expected to be variable from Moderate to Unhealthy-for-Sensitive-Groups (and possibly Unhealthy) downwind of the Waldo Canyon Fire. Smoke from the Waldo more »
The National Guard and military units have been called to assist with fighting the threatening Colorado fires. The four MAFFS C-130s continue to battle the Waldo Canyon fire Wednesday. As of early Wednesday morning, the aircrafts have completed 23 airdrops with approximately 59,900 gallons of retardant. Peterson Air Force Base more »
Information on how to assist Colorado wildfire victims and where to go for information.
Important telephone numbers for residents about the Waldo Canyon Fire in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Since 2010, the Republicans have cut the federal firefighting budget by more than $200 million. The resources for fighting fires in Colorado are so bad that a delegation was formed by U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton (R -3d CD), Rep. Cory Gardner (R-4th CD), and Rep, Mike Coffman (R-6th CD) more »
At least one tornado touched down west of Moose Jaw on Tuesday evening as part of a powerful storm system that swept across southern and central Saskatchewan. John Paul Cragg, an Environment Canada warning preparedness metrologist, confirmed a large wedge tornado hit an open field near Mortlach around 5:30 p.m., bringing with it hail and strong winds but no damage.