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5 things you need to know on your Friday, September 17 – Colorado Springs, Colorado

Colorado Springs, Colorado 2021-09-17 09:27:49 –

Good morning in southern Colorado. Here’s what you need to know on Friday, September 17th:

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A windy cold front passes through southern Colorado on Friday morning.

At Colorado Springs Airport, gusts reached 51 mph. As the front continues to accelerate south, gusts reach 40-55 mph throughout the morning.

By noon the wind will settle down and this afternoon will be a refreshing one. Thanks to this front, temperatures will be cool all the way through the 1960s and 70s!

You can feel the taste of autumn a little. Expect highs of 74 in Colorado Springs, 77 in Pueblo, 76 in Canon City and 70 in Woodland Park.

The warmest air is inside the mountains because the cold front is too shallow to cross the hills.

The skies on Friday are generally sunny and this front does not rain, but the humidity rises a bit, which can reduce the threat of wildfires a bit.

Still, it’s so windy and the grass is dry that any fire that begins spreads rapidly. Expect a return of heat in the sunny 80’s and 90’s on Saturday’s plains for the weekend.

Sunday is a refreshing day and is about 5 degrees cooler than Saturday. Overall, it will be a fun late summer weekend.

There will be big changes next week. The cold front, which was first warned this week, appears to move on Monday afternoon, with strong winds and afternoon rain. Some of the rain turns into snow overnight, probably with a snowline of 9,000. Feet.

This makes Tuesday much cooler in the 1960s and 70s and makes you feel like autumn.


Pfizer says booster shots are safe and necessary for Americans in reporting to the FDA

The FDA Advisory Board will meet on Friday to discuss recommendations for booster vaccination with the COVID-19 vaccine.

This comes three days before President Biden’s administration plans to start offering third shots to Americans.

Boosters are currently available in the United States under an emergency use authorization for those who are suspected of having a weakened immune system.


An exhibition of coronaviruses will be held on Friday to commemorate those killed by the virus

An exhibition in memory of those killed by the coronavirus will take place on Friday at the National Mall in Washington.

Each of the 665,000 white flags represents an American who died from the virus.

If you are unable to attend the exhibition, you can write a dedication online and volunteers will write it down on the flag.


Boulder County Revives Indoor Mask Requirements

Boulder County is Colorado’s first county to revive Maskman Date. Pitkin County is ready to do the same.

The latest CDC guidance recommends that fully vaccinated people continue to wear masks indoors in areas where new variants are proliferating.

As of Friday morning, only three Colorado counties were out of that recommendation.


Teller County under Stage I Fire Regulations

Due to current circumstances, Stage I fire regulations are in effect in Teller County, unincorporated El Paso County, and Manitou Springs.


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