DENVER -- Good morning! Here’s what you need to know today, Thursday, March 1, 2018.
1. Woodland Park Schools to remain closed Thursday
A credible threat has spurred Woodland Park School District RE-2 to close its schools for at least another day. Police are offering a $500 reward for information "leading to the identification of the person responsible for this disruption" to the community.
2. Expect more noise this weekend while the Colorado Air National Guard trains for national defense
Be ready to hear more noise in our skies between March 1-4, while the men and women of the 140th Wing, Colorado Air National Guard, train to maintain proficiency in their F-16 flying mission during an extended drill weekend.
3. Red Mountain Open Space reopens to the public
Located north of Fort Collins, Red Mountain Open Space closes each year to the public from December through February because of winter weather conditions and the protection of winter range habitat for big game animals, such as mule deer, elk and bighorn sheep. Red Mountain Open Space is open from sunrise to sunset from March 1 to Nov. 30.
4. Down day on Wall Street
U.S. stocks sink again, cementing February as the worst month for the market in two years.
5. Temperatures rebound Thursday
Temperatures will rebound nicely after Wednesday’s storm. Highs in Denver will be back to the low 50s on Thursday and will reach the low to mid-60s on Friday and Saturday.