A FLASH FLOOD WATCH will go into effect at NOON and last through MIDNIGHT from most of Southern Colorado. Scattered afternoon and evening thunderstorms will be more than capable of producing very heavy rain once again. Burn scars and areas that saw heavy rain yesterday will be under the greatest risk for flash flooding. The 11 Breaking Weather Team will be tracking this threat all day for you.
The Department of Defense announced today the death of two soldiers supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom.
They died July 11 near Al Hillah, Iraq, when the vehicle they were riding in was involved in a head-on collision with another vehicle.
Both soldiers were assigned to the 1st Battalion, 94th Field Artillery Brigade, Baumholder, Germany. Killed were:
Sgt. James G. West, 34, of Watertown, N.Y.
Spc. Dana N. Wilson, 26, of Fountain, Colo.
The incident is under investigation.