After a mild Saturday, temperatures to finish the weekend will be MUCH colder! A system to our west pushes into SE Colorado overnight. Snow showers will be possible by early Sunday morning across the I-25 corridor with a change to rain and snow showers through the afternoon. Accumulation should be minimal as most moisture looks to be light and temperatures will warm into the upper 30s and 40s through the afternoon, though areas in higher elevations could see 1-2". The main impact will be the cold along with winds gusting up to 40 mph at times. Click on the 'Weather' tab for more...
Colorado roads are some of the deadliest in the country when it comes to drowsy drivers behind the wheel, and that can be just as dangerous as driving drunk. The Rocky Mountain News says Colorado is sixth in the nation for fatalities from drowsy driving.
State Trooper Troy Ferguson says that drowsy driving is dangerous. “When you’re tired and driving, it has the same effect as a person under the influence.” All it takes is a split second for the situation to change. Grant Dewey with Master Drive says if a person is driving 60 miles an hour, he’s traveling 90 feet per second. Dozing off at the wheel for only 2 seconds could make you travel the length of a football field, putting yourself at risk and the other drivers.
Master Drive says if a person is drowsy while driving, pull over and take a power nap.