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TODAY – A chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60º. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

TONIGHT – A 50% chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41º. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

TOMORROW – A chance of showers and thunderstorms between 9am and noon, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. High near 63º. Light and variable wind becoming east southeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK – Daily chances for showers and weak thunderstorms are expected across the entire forecast area throughout this week, with highest coverage remaining over the high country. For peaks above 12,000 feet, snow and mixed rain and snow will be possible every night and early morning this week.



For all of September, mental health advocates, prevention organizations, survivors, allies, and community members unite to promote suicide prevention awareness. It is also important to ensure that individuals, friends and families have access to resources they need to discuss suicide prevention. National Alliance on Mental Illness, NAMI can help 1-800-273-8255. We can all benefit from honest conversations about mental health conditions and suicide, because just one conversation can change a life.


4:30pm Custer County Fair Board meeting in the basement of the courthouse, 205 S. 6th Street, Westcliffe.

6:30pm Custer County Search & Rescue meets at 710 Rosita Avenue, Westcliffe.


9am Custer County Tourism Board meeting at Kirkpatrick Bank Conference Room, 8 Bassick Place, Westcliffe.

3pm Board of County Commissioners Workshop, 615 Rosita Avenue, Westcliffe.


The next sessions for Learn to Swim classes will begin Monday, October 2nd. The classes take place on Mondays and Wednesdays. Sign-up and payment are required at the time a spot is held, and are available at the Front Desk.

September is suicide prevention awareness month – Help shine a light on suicide by walking the displayed art at the West Custer County library during the month of September. For artists, art intake runs today until September 15th. All art will be displayed anonymously. 


Noon Wet Mountain Valley Rotary Club meets at the Rancher’s Roost, 25 Main Street, Westcliffe.

6pm Ham Radio Club meets at the library, 209 Main Street, Westcliffe. 


9am – 2pm Watercolor Painting and Unblocking Creative Channels A Core Belief Restructuring practitioner, Julie addresses kinks we unconsciously acquire along life’s journey liberating our natural creative flow. A talented and celebrated artist, Julie uses years of painting to help you rediscover your creative voice through the fluidity of watercolor. At the 3rd Street Gallery, 59000 CO 69, Westcliffe. 


Join your friends and neighbors at dinner down the middle of Main St. at the Valley Strong Dinner. We’re a community that’s diverse in our opinions and ideas. On this night, we focus on all we have in common as we eat together at one table. We embrace the people we love and celebrate those we’ve lost, cheer our accomplishments and anticipate the return to “just us” as the summer season winds down. All are welcome – there’s a seat for everyone at our table. Our beautiful views are surpassed only by the beautiful people that call the Wet Mountain Valley home.



4:30pm Custer County School Board meeting at the school library, 709 Main Street, Westcliffe. 


6pm The Cotopaxi Board of Education will be holding a Board Meeting in the school cafeteria. The public is welcome to attend in-person or watch remotely. MORE INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND AT

This week on Valley Views our host, Gary Taylor, interviews local artist and musician Melody DeBenedictis on the upcoming EQUUS Film & Arts Fest and the Mustang Summit Westcliffe which takes place September 28th through October 1st.

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

Look no further than ​KLZR’s Community Resource Page​ for local information on various organizations within the community. You’ll see the ValleyStrong Community Calendar as well as the Visit Wet Mountain Valley Events Calendar.