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TODAY – Sunny, with a high near 79º. Breezy, with a southwest wind 5 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.

TONIGHT – Clear, with a low around 41º. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 25 mph decreasing to 5 to 15 mph after midnight.

TOMORROW – Sunny, with a high near 76º. West southwest wind 5 to 15 mph. 

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK – A few showers and thunderstorms will be possible this afternoon and evening along the Continental Divide from the La Garita Range, north into the Central Mountains. Wind gusts near 40 mph and lightning are the main thunderstorm risks.

Critical fire weather conditions are expected this afternoon and evening for much of the region due to gusty winds and low humidity values. Critical fire weather conditions will also be possible on Wednesday for much of the region.

Although the fire ban has been lifted, Custer County Sheriff and local fire departments will continue to monitor recent conditions. In the event September brings dryer weather, be prepared to see a return of the fire ban. And please continue to ​remember fire safety​.

In Colorado, nearly half of homes have high radon levels, and more than 500 lung cancer deaths in the state each year are attributed to radon. The best way to protect against radon is to perform a simple test of your home. There are free radon kits available. For more information please visit 

All County and Town Offices will be closed today in observance of Labor Day.


10am Board of Health meeting, 205 S. 6th Street, Westcliffe.

1pm Board of County Commissioners first-of-month business meeting in the Commissioner’s Board Room, at 615 Rosita Avenue, Westcliffe. 

5pm Town of Silver Cliff Planning Commission meeting at Silver Cliff Town Hall, 612 Main St, Silver Cliff. 

6:30pm American Legion post 170 Monthly Membership Meeting. Veterans and interested public are welcome to attend. For more information, please contact Robert at 719-783-2462. Meets at Cliff Lanes, 25 Main Street, Westcliffe. 


The Town of Westliffe’s ​September Newsletter​ is now available online at but you can also pick up a paper copy tomorrow at Town Hall!


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 will be available at the Front Desk starting Tuesday, September 5th.


WMFPD office will be closed Today, September 4th and tomorrow, September 5th.


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

9am – 2pm Senior Center still has a lot of things left from the Parking Lot Sale this past Saturday. Come on down to Silver Cliff Town Hall, 612 Main Street, lower level.

KLZR’s annual High Peaks Music Fest is fast approaching. You can grab some tickets from ​​ and at the gate. If big rain is predicted, we’ll squeeze as many people as we can into our rain venue, All Aboard Westcliffe (110 Rosita Avenue). This is the final concert in our 8 concert music series. The other 7 were free, so thanks for joining us on our lone fundraiser. 

Get Your tickets now as seating is limited for the Equus Film and Art Festival Westcliffe at the end of September.

14 Nationally recognized horse trainers, six wild mustangs, three days of incredible training at B-bar-B Ranch. Wild Mustang Adoptions! Performers include 2 time world champion Fancy Dancer and a Platinum award winning musical artist! Films run from Friday the 29th to Sunday October 1st at the Jones Theater.

Thursday VIP Dinner, with Live Music and Presentations, meet and greet the Trainers and Speakers!  To see the program and purchase tickets please visit:  or reach out to Melody at 505-429-6597 for questions about being a vendor, artist or purchasing tickets.


For both Custer County and Cotopaxi there is No school for today, Labor Day, September 4th.

For both Custer County and Cotopaxi there is No school for today, Labor Day, September 4th.


5pm High School Pirates Volleyball vs. Florence Huskies

Tomorrow on Valley Views our host, Gary Taylor, interviews TC Smythe on a summary of the KLZR concert season (Summer in the Park and 2nd Street Block Party), and a preview of the High Peaks Music Festival happening this Saturday, September 9th. Valley Views* airs on Tuesday and Thursday at 7am and 6pm, and Saturdays at 10am, and is always available to stream on our website.​​

To let us know about events, birthdays, Lost and Found pets, job listings, and other community information, email us at Non-profit events should be sent to to be included in our on-air broadcasts.  

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.