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 Air Force Academy's training gliders will be on the ground indefinitely after a safety review found ``mistakes in judgment'' in the program.
The suspension comes one week after the commander of the glider
training squadron was reassigned over questions about his
Academy spokesman John Van Winkle says there's no word on when
the glider program will resume. He wouldn't give specifics on the
problems but said steps are under way to correct them.
Academy commanders have questioned whether the gliders are safe
to fly at the academy's 71-hundred-foot elevation and whether they
were adequately tested before they were purchased.
No one has died or been hurt in the gliders but one cadet had to
parachute out in October.
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