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TODAY – A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 9am and noon, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. High near 77º. South wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north northwest in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

TONIGHT – Showers and thunderstorms between 9pm and midnight, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after midnight. Low around 48º. North northeast wind 10 to 15 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

TOMORROW – A chance of thunderstorms between 9am and noon. High near 75º. Light and variable wind becoming east 10 to 15 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 90%.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK – Numerous showers and thunderstorms will be possible today as a disturbance embedded within the monsoon plume moves across CO. Thunderstorms will be capable of producing heavy rainfall and localized flash flooding, especially for burn scars and urban areas.

Lake DeWeese contains high levels of TOXIC ALGAE. Do NOT make contact with the water. Please visit 


Are you a summer time resident of Custer County? Are you getting ready to head back to your winter residence? Let the Sheriff’s volunteer posse help by keeping watch over your home. Please reach out to Custer County Sheriff Office for more information 719.783.2270


CO 69 North Between Rosita Road and Ridgeline Drive (1 mile south of Westcliffe) from Mile Marker 56 to MM 57. Road maintenance operations. There is alternating traffic. Watch for work crews doing bridge work. Speed reduced to 40 mph.


9:30am High Country Recycling Board meeting, Kirkpatrick Bank, 8 Bassick Place, Westcliffe.


Open Friday – Sunday from 11am – 4pm until Labor Day.


9am – 1pm Westcliffe Farmers Market next to the Sangres Art Guild, behind Jess Price Park.

7pm Movie at the Jones Theatre: Oppenheimer. 119 Main Street, Westcliffe.

6pm Music on the Patio with Timothy Alan Johnson. He’s a finger picking style songwriter playing blues, classic oldies and originals mostly on electric guitar. Silver West Feedstore, 116 N 2nd Street, Westcliffe.


Saturday August 26th the Beckwith Ranch in cooperation with Westcliffe Rotary is presenting Rockin the Ranch featuring The House of Goo, High Country Junkies, Smythe and Taylor, and more. No admission but donations are greatly appreciated. All proceeds benefit Rotary Youth Programs both locally and internationally. Bring a blanket,  lawn chairs,…. shade will be provided. Beverages and food will be available.

10am – 4pm All Aboard Museum Days, 110 Rosita Avenue Westcliffe. All Aboard Westcliffe preserves and promotes the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad history of the Wet Mountain Valley.

11am Solar Sights! Safely observe the sun through several solar telescopes at the Smokey Jack Observatory, 100 S Adams Blvd, Westcliffe.

7pm Movie at the Jones Theatre: Oppenheimer. 119 Main Street, Westcliffe.

9pm Lunar Observing – Come check out the large round object that circles the Earth and that shines at night by reflecting light from the Sun.


2pm Movie at the Jones Theatre: Oppenheimer. 119 Main Street, Westcliffe.

The last Summer in the Park free concert series of 2023, KLZR presents The Rifters. Concert starts at 2pm at Bluff Park. 

Pssst… There’s a super secret fundraiser party for KLZR featuring Smythe and Taylor on Labor Day, Monday, September 4th. $50 bucks includes a great show, burgers, hot dogs, sides, beer and wine. Email Kathy at to get the secret code and map to the rendezvous point. There is a limit of 50 seats.



1:50pm Cross Country at Cheyenne Mountain Stampede at 1045 Lower Gold Camp Road, Colorado Springs.

7pm Bobcat High School Football vs. St. Mary’s


4:30pm Cotopaxi Pirates High School Volleyball @ Yoder-Miami. Here are the directions.


1pm Cotopaxi Pirates High School Volleyball


6pm Special School Board meeting in the school cafeteria.

This week on Valley Views our host, Gary Taylor, interviews Michael Pennica, member of Board of Directors of Wet Mountain Valley Saddle Club discussing the saddle club and July’s rodeo. 

Valley Views* airs on Tuesday and Thursday at 7am and 6pm, and Saturdays at 10am, and is always available to stream on our website.​​

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