D20 school on lockdown after bomb threat

Discovery Canyon Campus in District 20 went on lockdown Friday morning after a bomb threat.

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Detailed Forecast

Today:  Expect plenty of sunshine through the morning hours, with clouds increasing through the early afternoon.  Storms will develop over and near the mountains during the afternoon and evening, and while an isolated cell could slide across the interstate, most area are expected to stay dry.  Temperatures will be slightly warmer, with highs in the 70s and 80s for most and 60s for the mountain locations.

Tonight: Any lingering showers or storms will clear through the night tonight, giving way to party cloudy skies. Lows will dip into the 50s throughout the lower elevations and the 40s for the high country.

Extended:  Warm and dry conditions are in store this Labor Day weekend. We'll keep a slight chance for isolated storms over and near the mountains through the weekend, but most areas are expected to stay dry.  With more sunshine, temperatures will continue to rise with 80s and 90s on Saturday and Sunday.  Slightly cooler air will arrive on Labor Day, which will drop temperatures back into the 70s and 80s.  Showers are expected to return Thursday in places, but beyond that - relatively quiet weather will last through next week.

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Forecast

Colorado Springs, CO

12PM
Partly Cloudy
79°
Partly Cloudy
3PM
Partly Cloudy
79°
Partly Cloudy
6PM
Chance of a Thunderstorm
76°
Chance of a Thunderstorm
9PM
Chance of a Thunderstorm
67°
Chance of a Thunderstorm
12AM
Partly Cloudy
58°
Partly Cloudy
3AM
Partly Cloudy
54°
Partly Cloudy

Pueblo, CO

12PM
Clear
83°
Clear
3PM
Partly Cloudy
85°
Partly Cloudy
6PM
Partly Cloudy
81°
Partly Cloudy
9PM
Partly Cloudy
70°
Partly Cloudy
12AM
Partly Cloudy
65°
Partly Cloudy
3AM
Partly Cloudy
58°
Partly Cloudy

Flash Flood Preparedness

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The Waldo Canyon Fire has dramatically increased the probability of flash flooding in Ute Pass, Manitou Springs and portions of western Colorado Springs. Home owners and business owners along drainages coming off the Waldo Canyon Burn Scar need to take precautions to protect your family, staff and customers, as well as your property, from the expected flash flooding.

Things to Do:

Sign up for emergency alerts through the National Weather Service, Nixle or E-911.

http://www.weather.gov/subscribe http://www.nixle.com/ http://www.elpasoteller911.org/

  • • Create an emergency plan in case of flash flooding.
  • • Designate a family meeting place in case of disaster.
  • • Build a 72-Hour Emergency Kit.
  • • Do you know your kids’ school’s flash flood plan?
  • • Does you work place have a flash flood plan?
  • • Good customer service means having an emergency plan that includes your customers.
  • • If the Flash Flood Warning Siren goes off in Manitou Springs, seek higher ground.
  • • Don’t drive or walk through flooded streets or low lying areas.
  • • Get Flood Insurance now.
  • • Keep an eye on the weather. If it looks like it might rain, keep informed with Stormtracker 13.


NOAA Alerts

  • • Flood Watch means there is potential for flooding.
  • • Flood Advisory means minor flooding expected.
  • • Flood Warning means damaging or threatening flooding expected.

For More information go to the Emergency Preparedness page on the El Paso County website: http://adm.elpasoco.com/emprep/Pages/default.aspx

CLICK HERE for the El Paso County Flash Flood Awareness Brochure.


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Almanac

Colorado Springs

Normal High:80°
Normal Low:54°
Record High: 93° in 1962
Record Low: 38° in 1944
Sunrise:6:25 am
Sunset:7:34 pm
Moonrise:10:14 am
Moonset:9:36 pm
Today's MoonWaxing crescent

Pueblo

Normal High:88°
Normal Low:55°
Record High: 102° in 1970
Record Low: 47° in 1917
Sunrise:6:25 am
Sunset:7:32 pm
Moonrise:10:13 am
Moonset:9:35 pm
Today's MoonWaxing crescent
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