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 spokesman says Rumsfeld had successful surgery today at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington to repair a torn rotator cuff. He says Rumsfeld didn't undergo general anesthesia. But he did transfer one responsibility to Deputy Defense Secretary Gordon England. That's the responsibility for deciding how to respond if a potentially hostile aircraft enters U-S airspace. The spokesman says it's expected to be transferred back to Rumsfeld after a short time.
According to the spokesman, the surgery had been scheduled weeks ahead of time. He says Rumsfeld is resting at the hospital after the operation, and that he's "fine."
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