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.
The Colorado Avalanche Information Center says a backcountry skier has been killed in a snow slide near Conejos Peak in southern Colorado.
The center says the death occurred Tuesday. The avalanche struck at about 11,700 feet above sea level.
No other information was immediately available.
The center says it was the seventh person killed by an avalanche in Colorado this season.
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