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Colorado Springs wildfires forces mandatory evacuations, airport was placed under a shelter-in-place order

Wildfires across Colorado Springs forced areas across the city to be placed under a mandatory evacuation on Thursday.

colorado springs fire - Fox News
6:56pm PDT - May 12th, 2022

US wildfires - live: Evacuations ordered in Colorado Springs as homes destroyed in California

Wildfires are raging across the western US as this year’s fire season gets off to an early start

colorado springs fire - Independent
1:03pm PDT - May 12th, 2022

A volatile combination of windy and dry conditions could spread wildfires today in the Southwest

An extremely critical, highest-level fire risk has been issued Monday near the Calf Canyon/Hermits Peak Fire, as powerful winds, combined with exceptional drought conditions, threaten to fuel the largest wildfire now burning in the United States.

colorado springs fire - CNN
9:57am PDT - May 9th, 2022

Texas toast: Heat crushed records Saturday and will swell northward

Much of the central U.S. faces an extended early May heat wave in the coming week.

colorado springs fire - The Washington Post
8:54am PDT - May 8th, 2022

Extremely critical fire conditions return to the Southwest and tornadoes threaten the Central Plains

A strong storm system moving Friday through the Rockies and Plains will whip up winds, raising worries of more fires in the Southwest and tornadoes on the Great Plains.

colorado springs fire - CNN
4:33am PDT - April 29th, 2022

Dangerous fire weather conditions again targeting Southwest and Plains

The elevated fire risk comes after a swarm of blazes last week; New Mexico has seen more acres burn this year than all of last year.

colorado springs fire - The Washington Post
10:34am PDT - April 28th, 2022

Deadly US wildfires fueled by windy weather continue to threaten communities

Crews continued fighting multiple wildfires across the country on Tuesday as whipping winds and tinder-dry conditions fueled the flames.

colorado springs fire - Fox News
1:07pm PDT - April 26th, 2022

Wildfires fueled by windy conditions force more evacuations, hamper progress

Wildfires threatening communities across the country have already scorched thousands of acres this week and authorities in southwestern Nebraska said Saturday that crews were making progress fighting blazes that forced evacuations.

colorado springs fire - Fox News
11:29am PDT - April 23rd, 2022

Crews tackle growing wildfires; 'A very chaotic situation'

Destructive U.S. Southwest fires have burned dozens of homes in northern Arizona and put numerous small villages in New Mexico in the path of danger, as wind-fueled flames chewed up wide swaths of tinder-dry forest and grassland and plumes of smoke filled the…

colorado springs fire - Independent
10:33pm PDT - April 22nd, 2022

Crews tackle growing wildfires; 'A very chaotic situation'

Destructive U.S. Southwest fires have burned dozens of homes in northern Arizona and put numerous small villages in New Mexico in the path of danger, as wind-fueled flames chewed up wide swaths of tinder-dry forest and grassland and plumes of…

colorado springs fire - Associated Press
10:33pm PDT - April 22nd, 2022

'A very chaotic situation': Wind-fueled wildfires rage in Southwestern U.S.

Destructive Southwest fires have burned dozens of homes in northern Arizona and put numerous small villages in New Mexico in the path of danger, as wind-fueled

colorado springs fire - NBC News
9:56pm PDT - April 22nd, 2022

Over 4 million in the Southwest face an 'extremely critical' fire danger Friday as strong winds hit region

Hot, dry and windy conditions mean some drought-stricken areas of the Southwest face an "extremely critical" threat of fire Friday, from central and eastern New Mexico to eastern Colorado, including Denver.

colorado springs fire - CNN
6:39am PDT - April 22nd, 2022

Extreme fire danger could lead to a fire outbreak Friday in the US Southwest and the High Plains

Fierce winds across drought-stricken areas will bring the highest fire danger Friday to the Southwest and High Plains, while the same system triggers severe storms with possible isolated tornadoes in the central and southern Plains and a snowstorm across the …

colorado springs fire - CNN
10:17am PDT - April 21st, 2022

‘Extreme’ fire conditions threaten Colorado, New Mexico into Friday

Strong winds and dry conditions could lead to an outbreak of wildfires.

colorado springs fire - The Washington Post
8:41am PDT - April 21st, 2022

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colorado springs fire - USA Today
8:17am PDT - April 18th, 2022

Western half of U.S. to see heightened fire risk this spring from drought

The Great Plains could see significant wildfires this week, while California braces for another intense season this spring.

colorado springs fire - The Washington Post
12:33pm PDT - April 12th, 2022

The Catch-22 of the US military’s climate plans

The Army has released its strategy to cut carbon; Navy and Air Force are in the works. But with most operations exempt from federal emissions targets and alternative fuels not yet viable, can the US military really tackle its self-described ‘urgent threat’, w…

colorado springs fire - Independent
12:23pm PDT - April 12th, 2022
Crazy 7day forecast for Colorado Springs! Strong to severe storm potential tomorrow followed by high to locally extreme fire danger on Thursday! Rain will turn to snow Friday night through early Saturday morning, although accumulation elevation still remains to be seen #cowx https://t.co/at6ea52ZRC

Crazy 7day forecast for Colorado Springs! Strong to severe storm potential tomorrow followed by high to locally extreme fire danger on Thursday! Rain will turn to snow Friday night through early Saturday morning, although accumulation elevation still remains to be seen #cowx https://t.co/at6ea52ZRC

Sam Schreier (@SamASchreier)
4:06am PDT - May 17th, 2022

RT @CSFDPIO: CSFD's Division of the Fire Marshal has determined that measures are necessary to heighten fire hazard awareness and reduce fi…

Ira Cronin (@iracronin)
3:44am PDT - May 17th, 2022
FIRE HYDRANT ISSUES: The Colorado Springs community faces fire danger on a regular basis, so what's going on to make sure fire hydrants are accessible and ready to provide the precious water needed for a fire fight when disaster strikes? You asked, so we investigated on @KOAA https://t.co/CxbG5ZSxiT

FIRE HYDRANT ISSUES: The Colorado Springs community faces fire danger on a regular basis, so what's going on to make sure fire hydrants are accessible and ready to provide the precious water needed for a fire fight when disaster strikes? You asked, so we investigated on @KOAA https://t.co/CxbG5ZSxiT

Patrick Nelson (@PatrickNelsonTV)
3:36am PDT - May 17th, 2022

RT @CSFDPIO: Special message from Fire Marshal Lacey on Burn Ban for Colorado Springs #BurnBan #ColoradoSpringsFire #COSWildFireReady https…

Ashley Nanfria (@ashleynanfria)
1:53am PDT - May 17th, 2022

RT @CSFDPIO: Special message from Fire Marshal Lacey on Burn Ban for Colorado Springs #BurnBan #ColoradoSpringsFire #COSWildFireReady https…

Howard Black (@HowardLtRet)
8:55pm PDT - May 16th, 2022

RT @CSFDPIO: Special message from Fire Marshal Lacey on Burn Ban for Colorado Springs #BurnBan #ColoradoSpringsFire #COSWildFireReady https…

4th Judicial DA (@4thJudicialDA)
8:51pm PDT - May 16th, 2022

RT @CSFDPIO: Special message from Fire Marshal Lacey on Burn Ban for Colorado Springs #BurnBan #ColoradoSpringsFire #COSWildFireReady https…

Chief Wolfhound, BS, MBA, MS, MSS, SES-2, Ret. (@DeMelaatse)
8:46pm PDT - May 16th, 2022

RT @CSFDPIO: Special message from Fire Marshal Lacey on Burn Ban for Colorado Springs #BurnBan #ColoradoSpringsFire #COSWildFireReady https…

Pikes Peak Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) (@PikesPeakARES)
8:40pm PDT - May 16th, 2022

RT @CSFDPIO: Special message from Fire Marshal Lacey on Burn Ban for Colorado Springs #BurnBan #ColoradoSpringsFire #COSWildFireReady https…

Lyrawill19 (@lyrawill19)
8:39pm PDT - May 16th, 2022

RT @WeatherNation: Another fire is burning in the southwest, this time in #Colorado. The High Park fire is burning in Cripple Creek, CO, to…

(@ChicagoMikeSD)
8:39pm PDT - May 16th, 2022

RT @CSFDPIO: Special message from Fire Marshal Lacey on Burn Ban for Colorado Springs #BurnBan #ColoradoSpringsFire #COSWildFireReady https…

Brian Bledsoe (@BrianBledsoe)
8:37pm PDT - May 16th, 2022

RT @CSFDPIO: Special message from Fire Marshal Lacey on Burn Ban for Colorado Springs #BurnBan #ColoradoSpringsFire #COSWildFireReady https…

Mari (@Mari326_24)
8:36pm PDT - May 16th, 2022

RT @CSFDPIO: Special message from Fire Marshal Lacey on Burn Ban for Colorado Springs #BurnBan #ColoradoSpringsFire #COSWildFireReady https…

PBIII (Pete) (@PB3III)
8:35pm PDT - May 16th, 2022

RT @CSFDPIO: CSFD's Division of the Fire Marshal has determined that measures are necessary to heighten fire hazard awareness and reduce fi…

justsarah (@Sarah6431)
8:35pm PDT - May 16th, 2022
Special message from Fire Marshal Lacey on Burn Ban for Colorado Springs #BurnBan #ColoradoSpringsFire #COSWildFireReady https://t.co/as0zm3FH40

Special message from Fire Marshal Lacey on Burn Ban for Colorado Springs #BurnBan #ColoradoSpringsFire #COSWildFireReady https://t.co/as0zm3FH40

CSFD PIO (@CSFDPIO)
8:35pm PDT - May 16th, 2022

RT @csgazette: BREAKING: Fire closes westbound lanes of U.S. 24 in Manitou Springs https://t.co/GWVATcKB9S #cotraffic #cofire

Vicki Mooney (@mooney_vicki)
7:23pm PDT - May 16th, 2022

RT @KKTV11News: Fire activity closes part of Highway 24 west of Colorado Springs near Cave of the Winds Monday night https://t.co/IDzE3oQi8U

ILoveManitou (@ILoveManitou)
7:02pm PDT - May 16th, 2022

RT @csgazette: ALERT: Fire activity has closed westbound U.S. 24 in Manitou Springs, near Cave of the Winds, according to the Colorado Depa…

Jen (@JCope222)
6:38pm PDT - May 16th, 2022

RT @csgazette: BREAKING: Fire closes westbound lanes of U.S. 24 in Manitou Springs https://t.co/GWVATcKB9S #cotraffic #cofire

Tracy Nickels-Bishop (@JusticeBlaze)
6:37pm PDT - May 16th, 2022

RT @csgazette: ALERT: Fire activity has closed westbound U.S. 24 in Manitou Springs, near Cave of the Winds, according to the Colorado Depa…

Tracy Nickels-Bishop (@JusticeBlaze)
6:37pm PDT - May 16th, 2022

RT @csgazette: ALERT: Fire activity has closed westbound U.S. 24 in Manitou Springs, near Cave of the Winds, according to the Colorado Depa…

denise (@nmbound9)
6:35pm PDT - May 16th, 2022

RT @CSFDPIO: CSFD's Division of the Fire Marshal has determined that measures are necessary to heighten fire hazard awareness and reduce fi…

Tracy Nickels-Bishop (@JusticeBlaze)
6:29pm PDT - May 16th, 2022

RT @csgazette: ALERT: Fire activity has closed westbound U.S. 24 in Manitou Springs, near Cave of the Winds, according to the Colorado Depa…

Rachel Scott (@missbikesalot)
6:28pm PDT - May 16th, 2022

ALERT: Fire activity has closed westbound U.S. 24 in Manitou Springs, near Cave of the Winds, according to the Colorado Department of Transportation. https://t.co/Y7B2Cg6GQD

The Gazette (@csgazette)
6:28pm PDT - May 16th, 2022

RT @csgazette: BREAKING: Fire closes westbound lanes of U.S. 24 in Manitou Springs https://t.co/GWVATcKB9S #cotraffic #cofire

Tracy (@onbluebirdhill)
6:20pm PDT - May 16th, 2022

Fire activity has forced the closure of part of Highway 24 west of Colorado Springs. https://t.co/jSwrU6YJWd https://t.co/z06wIhrK37

Adam Atchison (@AdamAtchison)
6:18pm PDT - May 16th, 2022

RT @csgazette: BREAKING: Fire closes westbound lanes of U.S. 24 in Manitou Springs https://t.co/GWVATcKB9S #cotraffic #cofire

Breeanna Jent (@breejentnews)
6:16pm PDT - May 16th, 2022