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.
The identity of the pilot killed an early morning crash on Thursday near Centennial Airport, has been released.
Sam Hunter of West Valley, Utah died when his twin engine cargo plane disappeared from radar on approach to the airport, and then crashed.
South Metro Fire spokesman Andy Lyon says searchers found the plane by air about 7 a.m. Thursday, and moved in by foot and all-terrain vehicle to get to the crash site by about 7:45 a.m.
Rugged terrain and poor weather hampered efforts to reach the wreckage. Lyon described the plane as "pretty much smashed to bits."
Fire officials say the flight from Salt Lake City was carrying canceled checks.
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