National Guard called as blizzard strands 100 vehicles in Elbert County
KIOWA, Colo — The Elbert County Office of Emergency Management reached out the National Guard for assistance to help 100 cars that are stranded in the blizzard on Highway 86 between Kiowa and Elizabeth on Wednesday afternoon. According to Kiowa District Fire Cheif Gerry Lamansky, zero visibility, jackknifed trailers and high numbers of stranded vehicles are slowing down their efforts to help motorists.