Snow is expected to develop for our Monday afternoon and overnight hours. Bands of heavier snow are possible..and something we will be monitoring throughout the day today. A Winter Storm Watch has been issued for far northern El Paso County where ~4" are possible by Tuesday morning. Also ahead, a High Wind Watch 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.
Days after a woman was thrown from a raft, authorities say her brother found her body in the river.
Amanda Taylor, 31, had been missing since Saturday night. Authorities say her raft overturned after riding over a diversion dam in the Arkansas River near Salida. Five of the seven people in the raft made it back to shore, and one man had to be rescued from the water. Taylor was the only one who didn't survive.
Taylor's family stayed in Salida after the accident to search for her. Her body was finally found Wednesday at the confluence of the Little Arkansas River, which is near Salida's south city limits. The Chaffee County Sheriff's Office says Taylor's body was found three miles from where she was last seen.
An autopsy is scheduled for Thursday.
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