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.
National Guard troops have resumed truck convoys to ferry stranded Lyons residents through the floodwater to shelter.
Lt. Skye Robinson says the convoys began again Saturday morning after spending most of Friday transporting residents from the town.
An estimated 2,500 residents are being evacuated.
Robinson says helicopter airlifts of 295 residents from Jamestown continued into the night and also were expected to resume on Saturday.
Evacuations are voluntary, but the outlook for those who choose to stay with their homes and property is weeks without power, water, sewer or cellphone service.
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