After a mild Saturday, temperatures to finish the weekend will be MUCH colder! A system to our west pushes into SE Colorado overnight. Snow showers will be possible by early Sunday morning across the I-25 corridor with a change to rain and snow showers through the afternoon. Accumulation should be minimal as most moisture looks to be light and temperatures will warm into the upper 30s and 40s through the afternoon, though areas in higher elevations could see 1-2". The main impact will be the cold along with winds gusting up to 40 mph at times. Click on the 'Weather' tab for more...
Emergency sirens went off in Manitou Springs Monday, but there was no need for residents and visitors to worry. The city was conducting a test.
The sirens are located at City Hall.
At noon, people in the area heard a spoken message announcing a "test of the emergency alert system," then a series of high and low tones that lasted for 10 seconds. That was followed by another spoken message.
The alert cycled through several times before the test was completed.
During an actual emergency, the high and low tones will sound for 10 seconds followed by a spoken message with further instructions.
In the case of a tornado, the spoken message will say: "Tornado warning, tornado warning, seek shelter immediately."
When the threat is flash flooding, the spoken message will say: "Flash flood warning, flash flood warning, move to higher ground immediately."
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