A FLASH FLOOD WATCH will go into effect at NOON and last through MIDNIGHT from most of Southern Colorado. Scattered afternoon and evening thunderstorms will be more than capable of producing very heavy rain once again. Burn scars and areas that saw heavy rain yesterday will be under the greatest risk for flash flooding. The 11 Breaking Weather Team will be tracking this threat all day for you.
Thursday afternoon, the U.S. Senate confirmed the appointment of General Eberhart as commander of the new U.S. Northern Command.
In April, Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs was named as the preferred site by Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld to be the new home for the command headquarters.
NORTHCOM will focus on homeland security ffor North America.