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.
The Senate has given initial approval, to paying for counseling for the families of Iraq and Afghanistan war veterans.
The three-year pilot program in Colorado Springs would cost $300,000 a year. It would be paid for with money from the state's tobacco settlement.
Veterans are still eligible to receive mental health care through the military after they leave the service but their families aren't. Senator John Morse says having spouses and children get counseling could also help encourage the veteran to also seek treatment.
Families would pay up to 20 dollars a month to participate.