A FLASH FLOOD WATCH remains in effect for all of southern Colorado throughout our evening and overnight on Tuesday. Storms will continue to be an issue, capable of producing heavy rain with very slow movement. Storms look to mainly favor north and east of areas like Colorado Springs and the Waldo Canyon area, but storms cannot be ruled out still in this area. The 11 Breaking Weather team will be monitoring conditions closely. This 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 average customer's bill will go up about $4.00 per month. Council decided to increase water and wastewater rates, but they turned down the streetlight increase.
The electricity increase has been delayed for six months. That rate will go up in August. The water and wastewater increase will go into effect February 1.
Colorado Springs Utilities says they need the increase to maintain their current production.