A FLASH FLOOD WATCH will go into effect on Tuesday afternoon for most of Southern Colorado. Daytime heating and moisture will combine with a disturbance moving through Colorado to develop numerous thunderstorms. Any one of them will be more than capable of producing very heavy rain. Burn scars and areas that have seen recent heavy rain will be under the greatest risk for flash flooding. The 11 Breaking Weather Team will be tracking this threat all day for you.
A minor accident at the Springs airport gave the pilot a scare Saturday morning.
Authorities tell us a small two-seater aircraft was trying to land at the Colorado Springs Airport around 9 a.m. when its wing tipped while performing touch and go landings. The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association describes touch and goes as a "technique for an emergency go-around should he or she detect a runway hazard after touching down."
CSFD says the pilot was a little shaken up, but otherwise uninjured. A spokesperson with the airport says there was some "light" damage to the plane, including a fuel leak. Peterson Air Force Base is reportedly helping with cleanup.
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