A second disturbance will bring another round of snow showers to the Front Range this afternoon and early evening. While not as heavy as yesterday, some additional light accumulations over the higher terrain will be possible, including Teller and Northern El Paso Counties. Highs in the 30s and 40s will feel colder when factoring a blustery northwest wind. Click on the 'Weather' tab for more...
State health officials confirm that a blood sample taken from a
28-year-old Weld County resident has tested positive for the virus.
The unidentified man was not hospitalized and is recovering.
State epidemiologists say the man became ill on July Sixth. He
saw his doctor five days later. The positive test result came back yesterday.
More than 120 blood samples have been tested for West Nile virus
in Colorado this year. Only one has been positive.
Chief medical officer Doctor Ned Calonge says it's not surprising that Weld County would have 2003's first human case of West Nile.
The virus had already been detected in birds and horses in Weld
County this year.
If you have any questions about the Virus, call 1-877-462-2911.
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