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 Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment Monday reported five new human cases of West Nile Virus.
That brings the state's total to 41 this year.
The new cases are from Weld, Douglas, Boulder and Larimer
Cindy Parmenter is communications director for the state health
department and says she expects blood test results to continue
arriving through mid or late September.
Two of the most serious cases so far this year have been found
in Larimer County -- where a 62-year-old woman developed
encephalitis and a 61-year-old woman was paralyzed in her lower