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.
GREELEY, Colo. (AP) -- Two students from the University of Northern Colorado are getting shots after they tried to rescue an injured bat that later tested positive for rabies.
The Weld County health department said Friday the students put the injured bat in a cage in their dorm room and it was later found to have the potentially deadly disease.
Health department officials say the students are healthy and will continue classes while receiving the treatment. The health department says no other students are at risk.
The Weld County health department has confirmed 25 animal rabies cases so far throughout the county this year, including 14 skunks, six bats, two horses, a cow, a fox and a cat.
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