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 new policy is to take effect this fall.
It's one of many changes that grew out of a U.S. Bishops meeting in June in Dallas.
Many parishes and schools conduct such checks, though some only screen employees who are likely to come into contact with children.
Like 193 other Catholic dioceses in the United States, the Diocese of Colorado Springs is gradually adopting changes from the U.S. Bishops meeting. The most publicized step required abusive priests to be stripped of ministry work.