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.
DENVER (AP) -- Federal officials are considering a pipeline to pump water from the Missouri River to western states to deal with increasing overuse of the Colorado River.
The diversion is listed as a possibility after review of more than 100 ideas submitted to the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation.
Bureau officials said the Missouri River Reuse Project will be reviewed as part of a federal study on water supply for the West.
According to published reports, Colorado officials have not taken a position on the proposals.
The Missouri diversion described in federal documents would require a pipeline across Kansas, with water used to fill surface reservoirs and recharge depleted aquifers along the way to metro Denver.
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