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.
Lockdowns have been lifted at five District 2 schools.
The schools were put on lockdown while police searched for a suspect, who had taken off running after officers caught him in a stolen car.
Sierra High School, Panorama Middle School, Giberson Elementary School, Bricker Elementary School and Turman Elementary Schools were all on put lockdown during the manhunt. The district stresses that the students were safe throughout the police activity.
According to our reporter on scene, two men were driving from house to-house near Sierra High School, which is on Jet Wing Drive. They looked suspicious, so police went after them. When officers caught up with the men, they learned the car was stolen. One man was arrested, while the other took off on foot. That man is now in custody. We are waiting on more information about both suspects.
Keep checking here for updates.
The schools are all located east of South Academy and south of Fountain.
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