The Pikes Peak Region continues to see both light rain and snow, even a mix in some places so far in the early afternoon hours. Eventually this afternoon, the rain will change all into snow for the Pikes Peak region, while areas to the south and east start picking up on rain. By the overnight hours, all will be in the snow category. This looks to end by the early morning hours on Sunday. For a look at totals, current radar, as well as the detailed forecast, click on the Weather Tab.
Rising plywood costs may drive up the price of new homes. Plywood prices have jumped more than 27 percent nationwide this summer and are up more than 61 percent from a year ago.
Strong demand, lower production and bad weather have combined to boost the cost. Meanwhile, home construction has climbed to record highs nationwide because of low mortgage rates. Some homebuilders have seen price increases of 20 to 30 percent in the last 60 days.