Areas of light snow will continue on and off across S Colorado this afternoon and evening, gradually winding down tonight. Additional amounts should be light. 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.
Many stores and offices that cater to Fort Carson soldiers are feeling the penny pinch of their absence.
Some owners say business is down by as much as half and are considering shutting their doors.
A research firm estimates Colorado Springs' overall economy could lose as much as 222 million dollars while the soldiers are away.
But many owners say their concerns pale in comparison to those of families who risk the loss of a loved one.