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 number of Colorado businesses offering health insurance to their employees reached a 7-year low last year.
More than 20 thousand employees were dropped from company insurance plans in 2003. Forty-four thousand employees were dropped a year before.
Businesses that employ between 50 and 100 people are the hardest hit.
Nearly 60 percent of the state's small businesses saw insurance rates increase by 20 percent or more in 2003. Some businesses saw increases as much as 50 percent.