Snow showers continue this evening creating slick road conditions across southern Colorado. Overnight the N Pikes Peak Region sees a second push of moisture and locally heavy snowfall will once again be possible. A Winter Storm Warning has been issued for far northern El Paso County where ~4" are possible by Tuesday morning. Also ahead, a High Wind Warning for much of southeast Colorado from 4-11am Tuesday morning as wind gusts could reach up to 60 mph. For more info on the forecast this holiday week, head over to the "Weather" tab.
The Regional Air Quality Council and Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment issued an air quality alert for the Front Range through Tuesday afternoon. Hot temperatures, combined with clear skies, moderate winds and sunshine, increase ground level ozone concentrations throughout the region according to the experts.
Officials say ozone pollution can cause breathing problems and
respiratory infections in the elderly, the young and anyone with
pre-existing medical conditions. Symptoms include stinging eyes and throat, chest pains, couching and breathing difficulty.