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5 things you need to know - October 11, 2019

Snow on plants in Fountain
Posted at 6:02 AM, Oct 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-11 08:31:36-04

Good morning southern Colorado and happy Friday! Here's what you need to know to get you started on your day.

2020 NHL Stadium Series coming to Falcon Stadium

The NHL announced the 2020 Stadium Series would be making its way to Colorado Springs. The Colorado Avalanche will host the Los Angeles Kings in their second game of this series. The showdown will take place in 2020 with tickets going on sale today at 10 a.m.

Fort Carson welcomes home 200 soldiers after 9-month deployment

Fort Carson welcomed home 200 soldiers this morning after returning from a nine-month deployment in the Middle East. Fort Carson officials said the efforts of the 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, helped improve security in the region.

Record-breaking temps in morning before slight warm up

This morning we'll see record-breaking temperatures, which will warm up considerably compared to yesterday. Highs will return to the 40s and 50s this afternoon. Another round of cold, sub-freezing temperatures will move in for Friday night with lows dropping down to the teens and 20s.

Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg to rally in Denver

Greta Thunberg will rally with members of a Denver-area environmental activist group called Fridays For Future Denver Strike. The rally will be begin Friday at noon at Civic Center Park’s Greek Amphitheater.

A reminder about new traction laws with the first snowfall

The snow and icy streets on Thursday caused dozens of accidents from Pueblo through Denver. The first snowfall has many officials reminding drivers to pay attention to the state's new traction laws.