A strong cold front will move through Southern Colorado today. It will bring much colder temperatures (especially in the afternoon), strong wind, a few rain/snow showers, and blowing dust to Southern Colorado. Light snow accumulations and poor visibility will be possible for a time this afternoon and evening north of Colorado Springs and south/southwest of Pueblo. Blowing dust will be mostly likely on the Eastern Plains, where a Blowing Dust Advisory is in effect. Bottom-line, your Tuesday will feel (and look) a lot different than the past two days. Be prepared...
When you go shopping, you may be looking for toys with a lot of educational value, but consumer groups say some that are simply unsafe.
No doubt it's annoying, but you might not think the Cyclone Fazer and Saber is harmful. In fact, youngsters are attracted to flashing lights and sounds. But consumer groups say it can permanently damage their ears.
The American Academy of Pediatrics says any toy over 85 decibels can actually cause hearing loss. Many toys consistently that registered over 100 decibels.
Other toys that made the list have small parts or can break easily. These should be used under adult supervision to makes sure the pieces aren't breaking off and the toys are in good condition. With little ones, the biggest concern is choking.
Look for small parts that can come off and fit in their mouths.
To see the list of toys: