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seen more ees knocked down....and lot of garge cans blownver ane contents taken away by gust. coloradrings bill folsom news 5 a live look now om cado springs. oud flag warnings in effect for a f me ho... lead forecaster mike danie gave us the first alert ons fire wch. he joins us now inhe weather center. reflag warng ciu until 8pm for most of southe colodo. gh wind, low humdty and dry fuelcrea vy high fire danger. a high wd warntil om el pasoounty south to w mexico gusts from 55 to 75 mp possible currt wind speeds all over the viewing ar. windwith blowing dust tonight, sunshine witmuch lighter win
afternoonothe downsloping warming winds not completely uncoonhis time of year but some years prove to bearmer than other today we hit hhs in the 70's and 80's aco t rion.. anin the springst was back in 2004 that the record was set at 66 degrs pueblo though hasn'seen tperatures this warm onhis day since the 's --1986 to be act where the reco was set at 73 deges and today we shattered by fa with a higof other areas in of alamosa lorado it's thait ually fls like are thamuch clor to summereportingcolorameorologist carloffman news 5 this wind was al blowing tumbleweeds ck inttown. iloucrews were driving down i-25, they found ose pesktuleweeds moving acrs
fences on the east side of-2 between lsenburg and colorado city were inundated with the weeds. the pileept growing with each gust of wind. e stronginds aefinitely creating diffilt driveor trucdrivers. here's a new picture into our newsroom oa semi blown over on i-25, south walnburg,..wh ch temporarily shut wn that stretch of norund lanes. it's now back open. thstate patrol is warning all drivs to u caution if re onhe roads tonight. ws 5's lena howland joins us live in pulo county---and lena you spoke with some ivers who braved the contions toda. many of ese drivers tell me they could feel theitrucks aying back and for on the highways even here at the colorado city st stop -- we've seen several truc stop here today just to catch a break from t win further south of town near walsenbu, we found theind
at least a dozen semi trucks were pulled over there elier th aernoon because of the wind. not willing to risit, some even fhed thr dres for e day there. wepoke with one driverowing a mole home more than 80 feet long and he sayse pulled over as soon as he felt theind start to to sway his load. sot robert baay truck driver :12 "it's real windy it's dangers out ere for e publ and f e load so fety is our first concern and we just ed to shut down in windsike this signs l the wawn i soh toew mexicbord were lit up warning driversbout the hi wind adviryn fect for high profile vehicles. coming up night at 6, we'll hear from other drivers who have been dodgingemi trucks a day! live in colorado cy, len
deve tonht e structure s bued after a grass fi in weld county in northern colad this was the scene today on weld county road en county roads 128 an130. deputies and fire crews are stilon scene working to contain the flames. no word tonight on how muc grass burn---of if t are any inriesa high wind-watch remains effector weld county througho the eve. now to kansas---where firerews are battling this massive grass re itrked on e kans, miouri border earlr today.the fire h destroy at least two bas---and several acres are scorched. most of kansas is alsonder a red flag warning tonig. we spo with the colorado springs fire chief today about the potentiafire danger. he says there e things we can all do to prent grs fires from starting up. first---don't throw cigarettes outside of your car ndow or onto theround and d y type of outdoor rn
temperatesndh winds-- e reanger leve high. sie a d flag warning is in effect, the fi department has more cren nd andhere's an iree in rpoe level. our team gavu the first eroday's redg warnings. we'll keep updated on tonight's condns both on-air and online at koaa-dotom jesus is off the lt. when students at holmes mi schoolere asked to choose a religious or politic figure to stud part of aearch project, they were prevent from selecng the central figure in chrinity. the hiory project alled the "nightf notables." an original list of names pridedo the students incled jesus, but admitors teluso ny studen wanted choose m fotheir bject that teach to remove hifrom the li here's why. if there'sot of ffert students who want to be sa character they want them to have e expeence olearning about mebody new and they nt to ve a lot of dirsity inhe nit t notables to me surekiet tchooll different types of character thughout history."
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feds. viewer video of water blowing over the pblo dam. a ok from mes ur aa. is s en swiy to sttuan is lifting h creating strong west wind. areas blong dust ll continue tonight with high fire nger. cordighs tay 73 radopringsndin pueblo. rrent teeratures all ove sohern colorado... reflag war continu f our area with ry high fire daer. a high wind warnincontinue unl 5am for the areas e sh.
the stronger winds will be fod inhe higher elatio west of i5. gh tratus morr wil be a little oler th mucss wind. winds tomorr only from 1to 20 mph. high tperatures in the 50's, 60's and 70's. high tomorrow 64. saturd. much cr air sundit creang clo te monday inotuesday a few showers possible. back to dry wa air next thursday. pueblo high tomorrow 71. 68 on saturday with n. much cooler sundayith dry skies. a light showerosble late
colorado college and d-u facing off tonight in colorado rings, the first of two isweek..itthe big finale' outdoors and under the ligs at coors field. for tonight thgh, theye at the wod ena. e tigersannot ford to t ahead of tmselves.both tse gam ainst d are must-wins foc-c the playof are othe horizo it nsecret the tigerhave hathstrugglethis year, but sie comingack winter break....c-c has been playg bettermore consisten hockey and picking up spee at the right time. which makes ese next two gam against u all the re portt...t coachandand s pls , not going to beasy. a team that'got a prty potent oensive teaand thinwe he toat ay from them and really play a great defensive pe of game. we dislike t gs up tre just amuch as they diske us. it's kind ofor bragging rights across t state and sanytime you get to play them in front of your fs,t's going toig inteit
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andiusng the dangers of some d. it agoim bri kids in to the oic-- justo show them that tre's nothing to be scared of. 24:3 bri in their chd even if theye not a regular patient -- as early as thr.. puthem in thchair d let them be the dentist fothe da. count thr teeth.. and that fir vit lets them ow tre's really nothing to worry abouwh they co. kids typically starto lose their "by et around age 6 --nd typically have tir permanent te age 12. for more health stories... just head to "yourealthy fami.com." tonight at six. mo parts of southern colorado e una refl waing. strong contito cse problems across our area. oute is live---keeping an eye on t trouble-spots. first here's mike in first alert 5. a highind warming continues unl 5astrong wind sts from
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