Gusty wind, low relative humidities, warm temperatures, and dry fuels will all combine to produce high fire danger this afternoon and early evening. Red Flag Warning goes into effect at Noon and lasts until 8pm. Please, no outdoor burning or use of flammable materials. Head to the "Weather" Tab for more information on the forecast.
The Colorado Springs Police Department Child Occupant Protection Program, School District 20 and Safe Kids will be hosting a free child safety seat check.
It will happen Saturday, February 18, 2006, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., at the Academy School District 20 Transportation facility located at 7408 Duryea Drive (west of the intersection of Powers Boulevard and Woodmen Road).
Certified car seat technicians from CSPD and Safe Kids will be available to answer any questions and to ensure that car seats are properly installed. For additional information please contact Officer Paul Meeks, CSPD Child Occupant Protection Program Coordinator at 444-7969.