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 Colorado Springs Police Department is teaming up with officers at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. They're implementing an intergovernmental agreement, which will allow the UCCS officers to enforce certain municipal ordinances on and off campus.
That includes noise complaints, fireworks, drinking in public, and possession of alcohol. It also allows the agency to respond traffic violations in surrounding neighborhoods. "We can now respond and assist neighbors who have concerns about speeding---concerns about parking---about other traffic issues in the neighborhood that are primarily brought up because of the student traffic coming to the campus,” says Susan Szpyrka, UCCS Chief of Police.
The concept is not new to Colorado. Campus officers in Boulder, Fort Collins and Greeley are also working with local police departments.