After a mild Saturday, temperatures to finish the weekend will be MUCH colder! A system to our west pushes into SE Colorado overnight. Snow showers will be possible by early Sunday morning across the I-25 corridor with a change to rain and snow showers through the afternoon. Accumulation should be minimal as most moisture looks to be light and temperatures will warm into the upper 30s and 40s through the afternoon. The main impact will be the cold along with winds gusting up to 40 mph at times. Click on the 'Weather' tab for more...
As we prepare for flooding season, the city just released the findings of a study focused on specific problem areas and how to manage debris.
The study identified four major watersheds that are impacted. Those four are Fountain Creek, Camp Creek, Douglas Creek and West Monument Creek.
We’ve seen how quickly floods can move tons of debris and the devastation they can leave behind. In today’s meeting, officials discussed several different ways the problem areas could be mitigated.
The city of Colorado Springs recently announced more than $7 million in emergency watershed protection funds will be used on private property and nearly $9 million on public lands.
The Department Of Emergency Management says the mitigation work will be extensive, but we're told that work has already begun.
In collaboration with Pueblo County and the city of Pueblo, Colorado Springs will spend nearly $46 million stormwater control projects.
The study came at a cost of $425,000 - $50,000 of that total was paid by the city of Colorado Springs.
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