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What To Include In An Emergency Supply Kits

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In Colorado, the saying goes “if you don’t like the weather, wait five minutes”.  The weather can change gin a matter of minutes from beautiful to stormy and vice versa. This unpredictability is why the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office recommends having an emergency supply kit on hand. Don’t let our dry December lull you into a false sense of security when it comes to Colorado’s weather.

Look to the Sky on 11/11/19 for a Rare Astronomical Event.

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One of the biggest astronomy events of the year will take place at the start of next week. It’s an event so rare that it won’t happen again until 2032.

On Monday, Nov. 11, people across North America, South America, Europe, Africa and western Asia will be able to see Mercury pass directly between the Earth and the sun in an astronomical alignment known as a transit.

Transits happen only a few times per century and provide a unique opportunity to see a planet glide across the face of the sun.

People will have a few hours to observe the event, which starts at 7:35 a.m. EST and lasts until 1:04 p.m. EST.

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WATCH LIVE starting at 5:30 a.m. MST Monday, November 11th.

Multiple School Districts Announce Early Release Times

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Should you blow out your sprinklers before tomorrow’s storm?

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DENVER, Colorado — The incoming winter storm that is forecast to arrive on the Front Range Thursday and Friday has many Coloradans wondering if they should blow out their sprinkler lines early.

While the storm will be a little colder than we are used to seeing with our October storms, (into the teens for a couple of hours) it won’t be cold enough to freeze irrigation pipes that are buried under 8-12 inches of dirt, which acts as an insulator, especially with daytime highs in the upper 70s the day before the storm.

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