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5 things to know: Aug. 20, 2019

Family asks for community's help with missing mom
Posted at 7:49 AM, Aug 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-20 09:49:07-04

Good morning southern Colorado! It's Tuesday, August 20, 2019, and it's going to be a hot one out there today. Here are the five things you need to know before you start your day.

Record heat possible again this afternoon through southern Colorado

Record high temperatures are possible again across southern Colorado this afternoon. Expect highs in the mid-90s for Colorado Springs and in the triple digits for Pueblo.

Family asks for community's help finding missing mom

The Colorado Springs Police Department said they have officially issued a missing person's report, but they do not yet know if Jennifer went missing voluntarily or not. CSPD said this does not change their investigation.

Recall petition approved for Senate President Leroy Garcia

The Democratic Pueblo state senator and Colorado senate president is the latest Colorado elected official facing a recall across the state.

Authorities investigating after Hanover fire station was burglarized

The Hanover Fire Department posted photos on Facebook late Monday night of a break-in at one of its fire stations.

Devil's Head Lookout Tower to close for maintenance work

A popular hiking destination along Colorado's Front Range will be closed while crews make repairs.