Good morning southern Colorado and here's what you need to know on your Friday morning.
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Wilson Ranch and Monument Valley pools open today
The City of Colorado Springs & the YMCA of the Pikes Peak Region announced that the Wilson Ranch Pool and Monument Valley Pool will be open for lap swim and public open swim starting today. The pool will be open on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Pueblo Health warns of possible COVID-19 exposure from Mike Roumph celebration of life
The Pueblo Department of Public Health and Environment is notifying anyone who was at the Mike Roumph Celebration of Life on Saturday, June 20, to get tested if they are displaying symptoms. The department said an attendee tested positive for COVID-19. Former Thunderwolf assistant wrestling coach Mike Roumph died in a rafting accident earlier this month.
Severe thunderstorms likely in Colorado Friday
It is a weather alert day in Colorado, with severe thunderstorms likely this evening and tonight. The area of highest risk will be Pueblo and El Paso County along I-25 and east into the plains up to the Kansas state line. Storms have the potential for hail and damaging wind, and a tornado cannot be ruled out. Heavy rain may lead to flash flooding.
Overnight structure fire displaces 3 people, sends 1 to hospital
Three people and two dogs were able to safely make it out of a structure fire in northwestern Colorado Springs early Friday morning, according to the Colorado Springs Fire Department. The fire was initially reported to be burning in a townhouse complex at 1400 Oak Hill Drive just before 1 a.m., but it's not clear if it was a single family or multi-family structure.
Family of man killed in Pueblo deputy-involved shooting calls for release of video
Attorneys representing the family of a Pueblo man who died in a deputy-involved shooting back in March are calling on the district attorney to release body camera video of the incident and to make a charging decision soon. Jesse Cedillo's relatives held a small protest outside of the Pueblo County Jail on Thursday to call attention to the March 14 shooting.
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