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WEATHER ALERT DAY: Flash flood watch/warnings for southern Colorado

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Another round of heavy thunderstorms is expected to move through southern Colorado this afternoon. 

The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for the southern I-25 corridor from 2 p.m. until 11 p.m. The watch includes El Paso County, Pueblo County, Fremont County, Teller County, Custer County, Huerfano County and western Las Animas County.

Flash Flood Warning issued for Southwestern Otero County, Eastern Huerfano County, Central Las Animas County, and Southeastern Pueblo County in southeastern Colorado until 9:30 p.m.

Walsenburg, La Veta and Aguilar are under the Flash Flood Warning as well.  

LIVE BLOG: Tuesday weather alerts in southern Colorado

Flash flooding is most likely to occur in urban areas and on and around burn scars.

In addition to the threat for flash flooding, severe thunderstorms will once again be possible this afternoon and evening. A thunderstorm is considered severe when it produces damaging winds and large hail. Severe thunderstorms can also produce tornadoes.

All thunderstorms produce lightning, which has the potential to be deadly. You should find shelter in a building or hard-topped vehicle if you see lightning or hear thunder.


As of 9:46 p.m., all of the Flash Flood Warning/ Watch alerts have expired.  

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