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.
There's some rare good news for New Yorkers in the aftermath of superstorm Sandy.
Con Edison says it is on track to restore power by Saturday in Manhattan, where a quarter of a million homes and businesses are without power.
Downtown Manhattan, which includes the financial district, Chinatown and Little Italy, is still mostly shuttered. People are roaming the streets, looking for food, power and a hot shower. One man fleeing New York by bus today said, "It's dirty, and it's getting a little crazy down there."
Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced today that meals and bottled water are going to be distributed in hard-hit neighborhoods around the city.
Three days after Sandy slammed the mid-Atlantic and the Northeast, the U.S. death toll has climbed to more than 90.
New York's subways are providing limited service today -- operating only above 34th Street in Manhattan. Flooded tunnels are preventing the restoration of full service.
Motorists trying to get into New York faced long lines of traffic -- and police enforcing a three-person-per-vehicle carpooling requirement. Drivers have also faced long lines at those gas stations that still have fuel, and electricity with which to pump it.
And large areas of the New Jersey coastline are in ruins, with homes, piers and boardwalks wrecked.
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