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.
Colorado Springs is reducing its budget with higher speeding fines.
Like most cities, the Springs has lost considerable tax revenue.
Police and city officials are being criticized for using speeding tickets to make money.
They respond by saying they are taking care of the speeding problem.
Through September 30th, the city collected nearly 3 million dollars in fines.
In 2002, the city collected much less with about 1.6 million dollars in fines.