Snow showers continue this evening creating slick road conditions across southern Colorado. Overnight the N Pikes Peak Region sees a second push of moisture and locally heavy snowfall will once again be possible. A Winter Storm Warning has been issued for far northern El Paso County where ~4" are possible by Tuesday morning. Also ahead, a High Wind Warning 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.
Colorado Sen. Mark Udall, who was to appear with President Barack Obama in Denver at a Democratic fundraiser Wednesday, says he's too busy with legislative business in Washington to attend.
In a statement, Udall said that "due to last-minute votes and legislative activity" he will be unable to make the trip back to Colorado for the event. He said the Senate was scheduled to vote on the confirmation of San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro as Housing and Urban Development secretary and he also needed to work on his legislation to expand access to public shooting ranges and "secure women's access to contraception."
Udall is seeking re-election but is considered one of the Senate's vulnerable Democrats. The President's unpopularity makes him a political liability, though Udall had been scheduled to appear at the fundraiser, with news cameras prohibited so there would be no photos of the two men together.
Udall said while he "is grateful for the president's support," his "responsibilities to serve Colorado in the Senate come first."
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