A FLASH FLOOD WATCH will go into effect on Tuesday afternoon for most of Southern Colorado. Daytime heating and moisture will combine with a disturbance moving through Colorado to develop numerous thunderstorms. Any one of them will be more than capable of producing very heavy rain. Burn scars and areas that have seen recent heavy rain will be under the greatest risk for flash flooding. The 11 Breaking Weather Team will be tracking this threat all day for you.
Snow, wind and ice touched off dozens of traffic accidents on Interstate 70 throughout Summit County. No serious injuries have been reported, but the eastbound lanes of I-70 were closed Saturday evening while crews cleanup an accident. Colorado State Patrol trooper Rob Marone says more than 60 accidents have been reported along I-70 in the central mountains from about 6:30 Saturday morning through the afternoon. Motorist face icy roads and blowing snow is creating blizzard-like conditions