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TODAY – Mostly sunny, with a high near 83º. South wind 5 to 15 mph.

TONIGHT – Partly cloudy, with a low around 48º. South wind 10 to 15 mph.

TOMORROW – Mostly sunny, with a high near 81º. South wind 5 to 15 mph becoming west southwest in the morning.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK – Isolated to scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected across the mountains for today, Saturday and Monday. There will be a greater chance for precipitation chances on Sunday for all of the higher terrain. Showers and storms could bring locally heavy rainfall, especially to the Continental Divide.

Stage 1 Fire Restriction ENDS for Custer County today.

Custer County entered stage 1 fire restrictions on June 15th based on dry vegetation and high winds. Custer County experienced generous rainfall over the past few weeks, allowing the Stage 1 Fire Restrictions to be lifted. Please continue to use good judgement and caution when conducting outdoor burning or welding.


115 Northbound From mile marker 3 in Brookside to mile marker 7.5 just outside of Florence there are road maintenance operations taking place. Remember: Slow for the Cone Zone. 

CDOT is reminding drivers to expect additional traffic in many areas of the state due to the numerous events and recreational activities taking place over the Labor Day weekend.

No meetings for today. All County and Town Offices will be CLOSED in observance of Labor Day, Monday, September 4th.


WMFPD office will be closed Monday, September 4th and Tuesday September 5th.

The Silver Cliff Museum is open through September Friday thru Sunday and Labor Day Monday September 4th from 11-4pm.


10am – 5pm Annual Wet Mountain Weaver Fibre Arts Show and Sale​ runs for five days over Labor Day weekend starting today. Woven, knit, crocheted, felted, beaded, sewn and other handmade items are for sale. Weaving and spinning demonstrations are ongoing throughout the show. Free drawing for a beautiful handmade item just for stopping in. At Greenstone Artworks, 100 Main Street, Westcliffe.

10am Olde Schoolhouse Quilters annual quilt show and boutique. Free admission. Tickets available for the raffle quilt; drawing at 5pm on Sunday. Lange Hall, Hope Lutheran Church, 311 South Third Street, Westcliffe.

today SEPTEMBER 1st

9am – 1pm Westcliffe Farmers Market next to 3rd Street Gallery, behind Jess Price Park.


9am – 3pm All Aboard Benefit Yard Sale at 110 Rosita Avenue, Westcliffe.

 The 2nd Street Block Party featuring Tom Munch takes place from 11-1:30pm by the KLZR Studio on 2nd Street. Take a studio tour while you’re there!


9am – 3pm High Altitude Horsepower Car Show Free car show on Main Street. Drawings for cash prizes and People’s Choice Awards. Live music, and food vendors! 


10 Minute Play Performance The Westcliffe Center for Performing Arts Players will be producing and performing the 10 minute plays. Performances are tonight and Saturday night at 7:30, and a Sunday matinée at 2pm at the Jones Theatre 119 Main Street in Westcliffe.


7:30am – 10am Labor Day Pancake Breakfast fundraiser for the Howard Volunteer Fire Department. Everyone will gather at 8274 US Highway 50 in Howard.


There’s a super secret fundraiser party for KLZR featuring Smythe and Taylor $50 bucks includes a great show, burgers, hot dogs, sides, beer and wine. Email Kathy at to get the secret code.

This week on Valley Views our host, Gary Taylor, interviews author Monica Young, discussing aging parents. Her books include Before the Time Comes and How to Easily Move an Aging Parent. 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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