As rain and snow pulls away from the I-25 Corridor this morning, our main concern is fog, which could be dense in spots through the morning commute. Roads are of lesser concern, as most should simply be wet. However, secondary roads and any bridges and overpasses away from city warmth could be a bit slick, so please be careful. Head to the "Weather" Tab for more information on the forecast.
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Freezing temperatures could mean big problems for families struggling to pay their utility bills.
The Pies Peak United Way says there could be a spike in requests for assistance when the temperatures drop.
They add that folks who need assistance should seek help as soon as they get a disconnect notice. They can do that by calling 2-1-1 Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
To be eligible for assistance, people need to meet the following criteria:
- current Colorado Springs Utilities customer
- have received a disconnect notice
- have applied for and received an acceptance or denial letter from the Low-Income Energy Assistance (LEAP) program
- are experiencing an emergency situation
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