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. The main impact will be the cold along with winds gusting up to 40 mph at times. Click on the 'Weather' tab for more...
Former Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge says by "any measure, any yardstick, any barometer," the U.S. is safer now than it was five years ago.
Ridge says in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks, there's more security and technology in place. He also says people have become more vigilant and aware of their surroundings.
However, there's still work to do. The former homeland chief says the U.S. still does not have a broad-based national communications network for first responders. He also has a warning for citizens. Ridge says in a post-9/11world, it's best to accept the reality that "America remains the number one target" for terrorists.
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