Moderate snow continues to fall for some areas of northern El Paso and Teller Counties, accumulating in the grass and yards. Meanwhile, in the plains and along the southern I-25 stretch, light rain/snow mix continues. Take it slow on the roadways - due to VERY strong winds, we are seeing blowing dirt and snow (depending on the region), which is tremendously reducing visibility. Click on the Weather tab for more information on the forecast.
The American Red Cross is sending out a warning today.
They say many of us don't know how to keep our kids safe in the water. For example - a recent survey shows two thirds of people think putting these inflatable arm bands, or water-wings, on kids is enough to keep them safe when a grown-up is not around.
But the Red Cross says these are not meant to be life-saving devices.
That same red cross survey found 63 percent of families with children plan on swimming in an area without a lifeguard this summer. And, nearly half of those polled had never taken swimming lessons.
Here's another concern- 9 out of ten people don't know what to do when someone is in danger of drowning.
You're supposed to yell for help, throw a floatation device, and then call 911. Unless you have the right training - you are not supposed to go into the water to try and help.
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