COLORADO — Good morning southern Colorado and Happy Memorial Day! Here's what you need to know on your Monday morning.
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Colorado National Guard will perform Memorial Day helicopter flyovers across Colorado
The Colorado National Guard will perform a helicopter flyover across much of the state Monday to honor our fallen service members as well as the health care and frontline workers. One flyover will start at Buckley Air Force Base at 8:30 a.m. and will head across the metro area, then to Colorado Springs and back to Buckley.
Local restaurant owner reacts to dine-in services being allowed
Many restaurants across Southern Colorado woke up surprised to learn they can now offer dine-in services. Saturday night, El Paso County approved a variance for in-person dining. The variance says restaurant owners must stay at 50 percent capacity and dining parties can include no more than 10 people.
Cool with scattered daytime showers and thunderstorms
Memorial day started off COLD with several areas in the lower 30s this morning but sunshine will help to push us back to the 50s and 60s later today. Scattered showers and thunderstorms will form over the mountains and push east into the I-25 corridor, but not much rain will move east of the interstate. Storms should stay non severe today but a few heavy rain pockets and isolated small hail remain possible. Overnight there will be places that get to or near freezing, so it would be a good idea to cover or bring the plants inside to be safe.
Pueblo D60 to live stream graduation ceremonies this week
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, schools across the nation have had to get creative when it comes to their graduation ceremonies. Schools in southern Colorado are no different. Pueblo School District 60 is schedule to premiere its virtual graduation ceremonies as a live stream this week on Comcast channel 18, Facebook, and the District's Vimeo page.
Arapahoe Basin to reopen Wednesday for limited, reservation-only skiing and snowboarding
Hopefully you didn’t put your ski and snowboard gear away for the season just yet – because Arapahoe Basin will reopen on Wednesday by reservation only more than two months after ski areas were ordered to close statewide.