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.
Thursday afternoon, the U.S. Senate confirmed the appointment of General Eberhart as commander of the new U.S. Northern Command.
In April, Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs was named as the preferred site by Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld to be the new home for the command headquarters.
NORTHCOM will focus on homeland security ffor North America.