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.
(Denver-AP) -- Highway fatalities and drunken driving arrests in
Colorado were up this year over the Labor Day weekend.
The Colorado State Patrol says there were ten fatalities on
state highways over the holiday weekend, compared with five last
Two other people died in traffic accidents in Westminster.
Three of the ten highway fatalities involved motorcycles, and
alcohol was suspected in another three. Six of the victims were not
wearing seat belts.
Statewide, transportation officials say at least 616 people were
arrested for driving under the influence, compared with 559 last