Good morning southern Colorado! Here's what you need to know to start you off on your Tuesday.
The Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region's Animal Law Enforcement division has seized several dozen cats from a Pueblo shelter that could now face charges of animal neglect. In a Facebook post, HSPPR said 31 have been taken back to Colorado Springs, while the other 17 in need of immediate medical attention are kept in Pueblo.
Mountain Ridge Middle School issued a statement saying they will have more security on their campus today. The school learned about a rumor regarding a potential threat on Monday. The Colorado Springs Police Department and Academy District 20 Security conducted an assessment and reported there is no safety concern to the school.
Crews will be out working on a growing sinkhole that closed a stretch of Lexington Dr. to close between Parliament Dr. and Union Blvd. on the north end of Colorado Springs. The right, southbound lane will be closed today. If you see a sinkhole forming on any other road, please call Colorado Springs Utilities.
Temperatures will climb quickly today and by noon we will be in the 70s and 80s. High temperatures today will be almost 10 degrees above average with a few clouds building this afternoon. An isolated shower is possible for the high terrain or the far eastern plains.
If approved, park shelters, a playground, turf, and other amenities will be added to Minnequa Lake Park. Another $1 million could be going toward the park as well for add ons and improvements, but it still needs to be approved by Pueblo City Council.