First Alert Action Day, 4/20 and more: 5 Things to Know for Friday, April 20, 2018

Posted at 5:48 AM, Apr 20, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-20 07:48:33-04

DENVER -- Good morning! Here’s what you need to know today, Friday, April 20, 2018.

1. Day of service at Columbine on 19th anniversary
Just as it has done every year since the April 20, 1999, shooting that killed 12 students and a teacher, Columbine High School will be closed, and students there will stick with their tradition of holding a day of service to commemorate the tragedy in a community that includes both those who have pushed for gun control and to arm teachers.

2. Student walkout Friday
A national high school walkout for gun control on the 19th anniversary of the Columbine shooting is planned for Friday. It’s not clear how may Colorado students will participate.

3. 4/20 Festival at Denver's Civic Center Park
Street closures are already in place as the city prepares for thousands of marijuana enthusiasts to gather downtown. Denver's annual 4/20 Festival will blaze on at Denver’s Civic Center Park beginning at 10 a.m.

4. First Alert Action Day: Storm will hit Colorado Friday with rain, snow
Colder temperatures Friday night will cause the rain to mix with or turn to snow in Denver and along the I-25 Corridor. Snow may accumulate to 3-6 inches by Saturday morning for elevations above 6,000 feet. Downtown Denver will have a mix of rain and slushy snow overnight Friday and Saturday morning, but most of the snow will melt.

5. Comey memo released
In newly-released memos from former FBI Director James Comey on his interactions with President Trump, Comey writes about the President's concerns about media leaks, Michael Flynn and other issues. Read more here.