Locally heavy rain will again be possible today. A round this morning and a few more storms later this afternoon will keep the flash flood threat elevated for areas that have seen good recent rain. This is aside from any potential flooding on the area burn scars. We'll track it for you this morning... Head over to the "Weather" tab for a full look at the week's forecast.
Maria Flores died on Friday in a hospital in Greeley. She had leukemia, but it was encephalitis that killed her.
According to the Federal Centers for Disease Control, Colorado now has the most human West Nile Virus Cases of any state... and more than a third of the country's total.
There are 72 confirmed human cases in the state, with 31 new cases reported today.
Colorado was first hit by West Nile virus last year, but the
problem became much more serious this summer.
Health officials say the symptoms of the disease are so mild in
some cases that it's not worth conducting expensive tests to
confirm its presence.
The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports
on its Web site that Colorado has the most human West Nile cases of
any state, and more than a third of the country's total.
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