A cold front is pushing through S Colorado today. Winds will be gusty this afternoon with colder air moving in through the evening. Overnight snow/wintry mix heads in from N to S. Light snow/fog will impact S Colorado Thanksgiving morning with worsening conditions into the second half of the day before the snow ends Friday morning... For complete details click on the 'Weather' tab!
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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