Areas of light snow will continue on and off across PARTS of Southern Colorado this afternoon and evening, gradually winding down this evening. Additional amounts should be light, but will cause some slick spots where the snow occurs The biggest concern will be the very cold conditions we see tonight into Thursday morning. Temperatures will drop to the single digits to below zero. Head over to the "Weather' tab for a full look at the forecast.
With the colder weather on the way, police say that's when car thieves are more likely to strike. Police say that about 70% of stolen cars are because there were keys left inside. Apparently, it’s a problem in Colorado Springs. Every 5 hours in the city, a car gets stolen.
Bill Shirley knows that first-hand. “They hot wired my car.” His truck was stolen in broad daylight outside his business, but Bill is one of the lucky ones; he got his truck back. "What went through my mind is that I want to find these people (thieves) and strangle them,” Bill laughed.
Police warn not to leave keys in an unattended car. You could get a ticket from police.
So far this year, more than 1,400 cars have been stolen.