Overnight a disturbance passes through parts of S Colorado... this will bring a push of moisture falling as rain in the Plains with a few late night/early morning showers possible in Pueblo. For the Palmer Divide, N & W El Paso Co. and Teller Co. it will fall as snow... bringing a few additional inches of accumulation in mainly between 1am and 6am, lingering into the mid morning. Winds also pick up overnight with gusts into the 40s, the winds look to continue across much of S Colo. through the day Sunday.... head over to the "Weather" tab for more information.
Soldiers and state wildlife officers have captured an intruder that penetrated a fenced area at Fort Carson: a 500-pound female moose.
The Division of Wildlife says the moose had wandered into an area reserved for equipment that will be returning from Iraq, where more than 10,000 Fort Carson soldiers are deployed.
The animal was taken to Grand Mesa -- about 200 miles away in Western Colorado -- where the Division of Wildlife is trying to re-establish a moose herd.
The moose was spotted Wednesday, then wildlife officers tranquilized it and loaded it into a trailer with the help of about a dozen soldiers.
Fort Carson provided 600 pounds of ice to put in the trailer to keep the moose cool for the drive through record-high temperatures.