A storm system will begin to impact Southern Colorado by late this morning. Mountain locations will simply see snow, but lower elevations will see rain eventually change to snow by later this afternoon. Locations higher in elevation will see the heaviest snow, due to colder temperatures. So then, Teller County, far northwest El Paso County, and the Wet & Sangre de Cristo Mountains will likely see several inches of wet snow. The major cities will see far less snow and the storm will exit toward early Saturday morning.
The park service says all backcountry campgrounds leading up to
the lake will remain closed until the bear is trapped.
The black bear attacked two men in their 20s as they slept in
the Odessa Gorge area over the weekend.
One man suffered a bite and claw wounds to the forehead and
scalp while the other was scratched in the head before the bear
fled the campsite.
Rangers say everyone in the campground used proper food storage
Black bears aren't usually aggressive against humans. The last
black bear attack in Rocky Mountain National Park was in 1971 and
resulted in one death.