5 Things to Know for Nov. 23

Posted at 11:36 AM, Nov 23, 2018

Good morning! Here are 5 Things to Know for Friday, Nov. 23, 2018. 

1. Today is Black Friday!

If you're still looking for the best deals, we have you covered with this complete list. And if you're more interested in getting outside instead of hitting the shops, all of Colorado's 41 state parks are free to visit today. To find the park nearest to you, click here

2. Mountains are expecting a foot of snow

If you’re headed to the mountains for this holiday weekend, get ready for 4 to 12 inches of snow at lower elevations and up to 2 feet at elevations above 11,000 feet. Strong winds, up to 60 mph, will join this snow storm. 

3. Is Black Friday dying out? 

Times are changing for the biggest shopping day of the year. Are people losing interest? Are they opting to shop online and avoid the crowds? Are the deals still worth venturing out? Is the hype around Black Friday... dying? We took a 360 view on this topic.  

4. Did you spot that big smoke plume west of Denver Thursday?

It was a large fire at an abandoned RV garage in Westminster. Firefighters were working at the scene well into the evening. Nobody was inside at the time of the fire. Here's what we know

5. You made it to Friday! So, what do you have planned for the weekend?

If you've been too busy with work or family to plan out a fun Saturday and Sunday, just check out some of these awesome recommendations. There are a lot of fun events happening, from holiday lightings to ice skating. And don't forget about Small Business Saturday tomorrow. We have a list of participating small businesses here