Locally heavy rain will remain possible overnight, with any showers and storms. Areas likely to see additional heavy rain will likely be east of I-25 and along HWY 50 from Canon City eastward. Remember, a Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through 6pm Wednesday, where another day of thunderstorms is possible. Head to the KKTV 11 Weather Tab for more information on the forecast for Wednesday and beyond.
The Bush administration has directed federal land managers to remove obstacles to oil and gas development in parts of five Rocky Mountain states.
The new policy directives were issued to Bureau of Land
Management state directors. It gives them the tools to implement
the administration's long-standing goal of opening the Rocky
Mountain West to increased exploitation of oil and gas resources.
B-L-M field offices in Montana, Wyoming, Utah, Colorado and New
Mexico will have until the end of the year to evaluate whether
restrictions on oil and gas development can be removed.
Environmentalists say the policies are another step in White
House's efforts to favor energy development over protection of wild