NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TODAY
TODAY will be mostly sunny, with a high near 50º. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 10 to 20 mph.
TONIGHT, we’ll have partly cloudy skies, with a low around 21º. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 25 mph.
For TOMORROW – Sunny, with a high near 46º. Windy, with a west wind 20 to 25 mph increasing to 30 to 35 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 50 mph.
Currently there are no fire restrictions in our area, However, there are critical fire weather conditions. Please be careful and hold off on any burnings.
Conditions vary widely and can change quickly in the Rocky Mountain Region. For the most current information please check conditions on the forest where you will be traveling.
There aren’t any local construction or obstructions for today
TODAY’S AVALANCHE FORECAST
In the Sangre De Cristo District, the chances of avalanche today are moderate below, near, and above the treeline. Remember, moderate does not translate to safe.
Women’s Wellness Clinical Services
Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center Women’s Wellness Connection (WWC) program offers free cervical cancer screenings/Pap smear tests and free breast cancer screenings/mammograms to women who qualify. Annual wellness exams are a way to prevent illnesses and detect health issues early, when they are easiest to treat and survival rates are highest.
To be eligible for this service, women must be between the ages of 21-64 years old, living within a specific income level, be uninsured or underinsured and reside in Chaffee, Saguache, Custer, western Fremont, western Park or Lake Counties.
For more information, please call (719) 530-1065 to learn more.
Public/Environmental Health Alert
There’s been a recall of Primark children’s bamboo plates. These products are being recalled because they contain high levels of lead and formaldehyde, posing a lead poisoning hazard to children. More information about this recall including specific items being recalled is available on the Consumer Product Safety Commission website at www.cpsc.gov
COVID Vaccines and boosters are available at the Custer County Public Health Agency. Call 719-783-3369 for more information. You can also check KLZR’s Community Resources page.
Due to unforeseen circumstances, Silver Cliff Town Hall will be CLOSED this week, March 6th – 9th, 2023
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8
9am – Board of Custer County Staff Reports #2 in the Custer County Board Room, 205 S. 6th Street
5:30pm – Wet Mountain Valley Fire Protection District Board meeting at 215 North 4th Street
FREE LEGAL CLINIC Today from 2 – 5PM
A free legal clinic for those who have no attorney. Volunteer attorneys will assist one-on-one, via computer link. Volunteer attorneys will answer questions, help fill out forms, and explain the process and procedure for civil legal issues including family law, civil litigation, property law, collections, appeals, landlord-tenant law, veteran’s benefits, and civil protection orders.
Please contact West Custer County Library at 719-783-9138 to request a time for this event. Time slots fill up very quickly –– early registration is strongly encouraged. Due to high demand, appointments are not guaranteed.
FREE NUTRITION CLASSES
Join Altitude Fitness and local Registered Dietitian Darcy Rhodes in a free nutrition class series beginning TODAY at 2pm at Altitude Community Fitness, 50 Main Street in Silver Cliff.
Please register in advance by calling 719-783-0750
Check the Valley Strong calendar for more community events like this. You can find the VS calendar on our Community Resources page at klzr.org
This week’s Valley Views, Our host, Gary Taylor interviews Charles Bogle from the Custer County Economic Development Corporation.
Valley Views* airs Tuesdays and Thursdays 7am and 6pm, and Saturdays at 10am, and is always available to stream on our website.
We’re interested in sharing photographs on the Valley News. Pics can range from wildlife to sunsets to weather! Please send photos related to the valley and surrounding areas. You can send them to me at email@example.com .
KLZR’S COMMUNITY RESOURCE PAGE
Searching for local information on various organizations? Look no further than KLZR’s Community Resource Page .
You’ll see the ValleyStrong Community Calendar as well as the Visit Wet Mountain Valley Events Calendar.