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5 things you need to know - February 7, 2020

Fresh snow for Colorado Springs
Snowfall accumulation for 2/7/2020
Posted at 6:01 AM, Feb 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-07 11:29:44-05

Good morning southern Colorado and here's what you need to know on your Friday morning.

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Cold with more snow possible this morning through early afternoon

Snow bands will continue falling from Fremont County east through Pueblo and Otero counties in the early morning hours, with additional snow bands likely to develop later this morning in El Paso County and areas north of Highway 50. The second band of snow in and around El Paso County will have the potential to drop another 2 to 5 inches of snow through the early afternoon.
LIVE BLOG: Snow covered roads for Friday morning commute

Snow started falling across southern Colorado Thursday night, covering most roadways in a few inches of snow. School delays have been rolling in as another band of snow heads our way. News5 and the First Alert 5 Weather Team has you covered on-air, online and on social media for all the information you need on storm conditions, road conditions, any closures and delays, and what you need to know before you head out the door.
Deputies expand search for missing 11-year-old boy to bodies of water

The search for missing 11-year-old Gannon Stauch continues as groups of volunteers spread out southeast of Colorado Springs. The El Paso County Sheriff's Office said that searching Thursday was the best opportunity for groups to fan across across the area for any sign of the boy because of the incoming snow.
Pueblo County requests seat belt enforcement grant

The Pueblo County Sheriff's Office is asking for a grant to help continue its effort to save lives. The sheriff's office is asking for $11,000 from the Colorado Department of Transportation to help fund its Click It or Ticket campaign. The Pueblo County Sheriff's Office has done a Click It or Ticket campaign since 2007. Each year deputies have caught an average of more than 200 unbuckled drivers.
Veteran with no known family to be laid to rest at Pikes Peak National Cemetery

A retired veteran of the U.S. Air Force with no known family members will be laid to rest at Pikes Peak National Cemetery at 9 a.m. Staff Sergeant Clyde Baldwin served our country for 20 years, from 1950 to 1970. The Cheyenne Mountain Veterans of Foreign Wars post is hoping by putting out a public notice, Staff Sergeant Baldwin won't be alone Friday morning.