Locally heavy rain and snow will impact Southern Colorado through Friday afternoon and early evening. Heaviest snow will favor the mountains, Teller County, and El Paso County. This will lead to difficult travel conditions by Friday morning. Heavy snow will also occur in the higher terrain to the southwest of Pueblo. The storm will wind down later Friday evening. For the full forecast including snowfall potential, click on the "weather" tab.
Colorado's new congressmen are set to be sworn into office today in Washington.
Ed Perlmutter was elected in suburban Denver in November to replace Congressman Bob Beauprez, who stepped down to run for governor.
State Senator Doug Lamborn won in a hotly contested race to replace veteran lawmaker Joel Hefley of Colorado Springs.
They'll take the oath of office today in the U-S House of Representatives along with other new and returning members as Democrats gain control of Congress.
Denver Congresswoman Diana DeGette she'll reintroduce her bill to expand funding of embryonic stem-cell research this session.