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.
The U.S. military confirms four more American troops have been killed Thursday in Iraq.
That brings the number of Americans who've died this week in the fighting to 40.
More than 400 Iraqis have also died in the continuing violence in several parts of Iraq.
Radical Muslims are trying to put pressure on the U.S. and its allies by
kidnapping foreign civilians working in the country.
Hostage takers are threatening three captured Japanese civilians with death if Japan does not withdraw troops. Japan is vowing to stay.
Two Arab Israelis were also captured, along with a group of southern Korean Christian missionaries.
They were later released.