DENVER -- Good morning! Here are 5 Things to Know for Tuesday, May 22.
1. Westboro Baptist to protest Broomfield High School
The Westboro Baptist Church plans to protest outside Broomfield High School from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday. The Topeka, Kansas-based hate group, known for picketing funerals of fallen U.S. soldiers with anti-gay rhetoric, said they will bring “words of life and health” to students. A counter protest is planned.
2. 10th anniversary of Windsor tornado
Tuesday will mark the ten-year anniversary of a mile-wide tornado that struck the town of Windsor, killing one person and causing millions of dollars in property damage.
3. Public meeting in the search for a new DPD Chief
The first public meeting in the search for a new police chief for Denver will be held Tuesday at 6 p.m. The city announced last month that Chief Robert White plans to retire from the Denver Police Department. His replacement will come from within the agency.
4. Annual sediment flush may cause trail flooding along Cherry Creek Trail
The US Army Corp of Engineers will conduct a sediment flush in the Cherry Creek Reservoir Tuesday. The annual flush may cause flooding along the Cherry Creek Trail between the reservoir and downtown, the city warned.
5. Back in the 80s Tuesday
Temperatures will climb into the low 80s on Tuesday. A few more late-day storms are possible, but most of the wet weather will be in the mountains. There is a low risk for severe thunderstorms across the state Tuesday.