LA VETA, Colo. - The National Weather Service says heavy rainfall and snowmelt are contributing to flooding along the Cucharas River in the La Veta area.
A flood warning has been issued for the river from now until 11:45 a.m. Wednesday.
Flooding has been reported on Highway 12 near mile marker 12 and on the old golf course in La Veta.
With additional rain in the forecast this afternoon and evening, flooding is expected to continue on the river Huerfano County. Areas that will see flooding include but are not limited to La Veta and Cuchara.