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.
Colorado unemployment dropped to 5.8 percent in May, putting the state close to the pre-recession unemployment level.
The state labor department said Friday that nearly 9,100 jobs were added between April and May, the 31st straight month of job growth. The leisure and hospitality industry, construction and professional and business services added the most jobs.
The last time the state's unemployment rate was lower was in November 2008, when it hit 5.7 percent.
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