Light snow/rain continue to develop along northern El Paso County, as well as wind picking up in this location. This trend will continue to extend to the south throughout the afternoon hours. Light snow accumulations and poor visibility will be possible for a time this afternoon and evening north of Colorado Springs and south/southwest of Pueblo. Blowing dust will be mostly likely on the Eastern Plains, where a Blowing Dust Advisory is in effect. Bottom-line, your Tuesday will feel (and look) a lot different than the past two days. Be prepared...
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Snow-covered cities and towns across the Northeast are calling off or postponing Halloween out of safety concerns for trick-or-treaters.
Connecticut's governor has even suspended the annual tradition of handing out candy at the governor's mansion, heeding the decision of Hartford's mayor to discourage trick-or-treating. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says no amount of candy is worth a potentially serious accident.
Two days after the nor'easter charged up the East Coast, many towns said they were simply too many hazards including snow-clogged sidewalks, slippery surfaces and the possibility of more falling tree limbs. Some urged parents to take children trick-or-treating at malls or organize activities at home with friends.
Somers, N.Y., Town Supervisor Mary Beth Murphy says she's encouraging families to postpone trick-or-treating, but adds "we're not going to be ticketing 5-year-olds."
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