Colorado's drought monitor shows some improvement in Central Colorado, however much of the western portion of the state is still under "severe drought" or worse.
Five people were taken to the hospital with traumatic injuries after the short but intense afternoon storm passed over Cheyenne Mountain Zoo.
Pueblo is “poised to become the renewable energy hub for Colorado and likely the region.”
Residents and businesses are cleaning up in Manitou Springs after heavy rain triggered mudslides, flooding and hail to pile up like snow.
The plan is jarring for the development's opponents, who thought an earlier judge's decision closed the book on the development.
While dry summers aren’t new, a winter and spring with little snow and rain have pushed parts of the state to get drier, faster.
Currently more than 80 percent of the state is in some form of drought.
"It's a very challenging fire, I'll be honest with you, with all the wind changes," said incident commander Shane Greer.
US 160 remains closed between Fort Garland and La Veta due to fire activity along the highway.