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.
Matthew Shepard died in a Fort Collins, Colorado hospital in 1998 after being beaten and tied to a fence in Wyoming because of his sexual orientation.
The Reverend Fred Phelps says he wants to put a monument denouncing Shepard in a Casper park because it's where Shepard, in Phelps' words, learned it was "OK to be gay."
Phelps says the existence of a Ten Commandments monument in the park means all monuments must be allowed.
A spokeswoman for Shepard's mother, Judy, says ``The Shepards and the entire community of Casper have chosen to confront Mister Phelps' reprehensible behavior with silence.''
The Casper City Council has scheduled a special meeting to decide the fate of the Ten Commandments monument.
The meeting is scheduled for Oct. 28.
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