Hanging Lake changes and more: 5 Things to Know: Tuesday, Aug. 22

Posted at 5:49 AM, Aug 22, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-22 07:49:15-04

DENVER – Good morning everyone! Here are 5 things you need to know for Tuesday, Aug. 22.

1. Forest Service to unveil Hanging Lake plan Tuesday
The U.S. Forest Service is set to unveil its long-awaited proposed Hanging Lake Area Management Plan. More:

2. Solar eclipse frenzy cools
Traffic congestion in Northern Colorado is expected to ease after a rush of solar eclipse viewers crowded Colorado highways Monday.

3. Oil and gas development in Colorado: The next steps
Governor John Hickenlooper will explain the next steps in oil and gas operations in the state in response to a review he ordered in the days that followed the April explosion that killed two men. More:

4. Highs in the low 80s today
Highs will be in the low 80s for the afternoon with showers and storms coming from the foothills, down across the Front Range. More:

5. CU students moving in
Thousands of students at CU Boulder are moving in to their residence halls this week. Expect lots of traffic around campus as well as on Highway 36 leading into town. The fall welcome week wraps up on Friday with a convocation by Chancellor Philip P. DiStefano.