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.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has rejected a demand by environmentalists to list the Canada lynx as an endangered species in the lower 48 states.
The decision means the cats with snowshoe-like paws will remain listed as threatened -- a less-protected designation. The decision was denounced by environmentalists. Mike Leahy of Defenders of Wildlife says the lynx still are in big trouble -- even though there has been some progress in the northern Rockies and Colorado.
The group had won a court-ordered review of the government's decision against giving the animal endangered species status. Leahy
says no decision had been made on whether to challenge the decision.
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