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.
Incident commander Joe Ribeiro confirmed Saturday that homes were destroyed during the flooding in Manitou Springs on Friday. He says others sustained significant damage.
There is no word yet on how many homes and business are affected. Crews are still doing damage assessment and say they hope to have more information at another news conference this afternoon or evening. The time of that conference has not been announced.
Volunteers are showing up en mass to help with the cleanup downtown.
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