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 head of the National Rifle Association is in Denver to meet with Colorado officials about gun control.
David Keene is meeting with Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper and Senate President John Morse, both Democrats. Hickenlooper favors expanded background checks. Morse has proposed a new liability law to make weapons producers legally liable for damage caused by their guns.
Colorado Republicans say expanding background checks to private purchases would require a full registry of gun owners. They say the gun-liability measure would effectively eliminate certain weapons from being sold. Keene is also likely to meet with legislative Republicans Thursday.
Keene has said the NRA is "generally supportive" of stronger background checks. Keene says more attention is needed on mental health, which is also subject of the Colorado Democrats' gun proposals.
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