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.
A proposal to grant gay couples rights similar to marriage is expected to pass its first vote from Colorado lawmakers.
A Senate committee will hear testimony Wednesday from gay couples and supporters of traditional marriage on a civil unions bill that Democrats are expected to send to the governor's desk this legislative session.
The hearing and vote is the first on the legislation this year. Democrats tried unsuccessfully the last two years to pass civil unions, but House Republicans have defeated the measure. The bill is expected to become law this year because Democrats control both chambers of the Legislature and Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper supports the measure.
More than a dozen states allow either civil unions or same-sex marriage.
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