2016 was the hottest year on record since scientists began tracking global temperatures in 1880. In Colorado, it was the 5th hottest year on record.
"The risk of animal injury and injury to people is far too great" with 4-8 inches of snow and single digit temps in the forecast, said the stock show's CEO.
Ski season got off to a slow start in Colorado, but a series of storms is quickly changing that. A major storm is expected to hit the mountains on Friday.
Gratz is a meteorologist in Boulder. OpenSnow attracts about 20 percent of all skiers in the U.S. by telling them where and when to find the best powder.
Weather has been freakishly warm, both on the Front Range and up in the High Country where our dreams lie.
Humanity may have just gained the upper hand in the galactic battle against solar storms.
- It’s that time of the year when fog, ozone, smoke from wildfires, and dust from construction and farming combine to make the Rockies invisible.Read more
- Police spokesman Howard Black said 27 police cruisers were so damaged from the storm that they were knocked out of service.Read more