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.
A University of Colorado professor says a war against Iraq would be more costly than what most economists suggest. CU economics professor Jack Powelson spoke during a peace conference Sunday at Guilford College in Greensboro, North Carolina.
Well-known economists and federal officials say the costs of a war range from an estimated $55 billion in military expenses, to about $1.6 trillion in additional peacekeeping, reconstruction and other nonmilitary costs.
But Powelson says wars also impose costs not easily counted in dollars. He cites the ill will that wars generate among nations and the havoc they wreak on the environment.
About 300 people from the United States, Canada, Latin America and other areas attended the conference that ended Monday.
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