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.
Three mudslides shut down a Colorado highway for hours Tuesday into Wednesday morning.
The mudslides were reported on Highway 285 at Poncha Pass around 4 p.m. Tuesday. The pass is about 12 miles southwest of Salida. Colorado State Patrol says that two vehicles sustained minor damage, but no one was injured.
Crews worked through the night, and reopened the highway around 3 a.m.
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