Sunday, September 15, 2019 Thunderstorms/ Air Quality Alert

Afternoon thunderstorms are expected over the mountains today.

     Scattered thunderstorms will continue tomorrow and Tuesday.       

     The valley will see a high of 83.  Look for an overnight low of 47. 

     Leadville, Fairplay and the mountains can expect a high of 71, a low of 37. 

     An Air Quality Alert has been issued for Saguache, Chaffee and Fremont Counties. 

     Periods of moderate to heavy smoke are expected from the Decker Fire. 

     If smoke is thick in your neighborhood you may want to remain indoors.  This is especially true for those with heart disease, respiratory illness, the very young and elderly. 

Dan R

Danny “Dan R” Ridenour has been in radio and television broadcasting for 42 years, starting as a senior in high school at KAMO in Rogers, Arkansas.

Dan attended Arkansas State University in Jonesboro, Arkansas from 1978-82 (where he picked up the name Dan R after his fraternity brothers couldn’t pronounce his last name), majoring in Radio/Television. Dan lived in Jonesboro for 10 years working in radio and then was a TV weatherman for ABC affiliate KAIT Channel 8.

Television was a little boring when compared to radio, so Dan returned to hosting radio morning shows in Nashville, Memphis, Oklahoma, and then eventually, Colorado.

Dan enjoys being involved in the community, having been an member of the Upper Arkansas Service Club and is currently on the board of directors for the Salida Community Center and is a member of the Chaffee County Fair Committee.

Dan and his wife Carrie spend their days doing everything the mountains have to offer: hiking, camping, fishing and skiing. They raised 3 children together and have 2 grandchildren.
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