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.
Organizers for a worldwide Christmas charity say they want to collect 27,800 shoe boxes filled with things like toys, school supplies and hygiene items from people in southern Colorado.
Operation Christmas Child started its national collection week Monday.
The gift-filled shoe boxes are sent to children in need around the world.
The main drop off location in Colorado Springs is located at the Vista Grande Baptist Church on 5680 Stetson Hill Blvd. Drop-off hours are:
Mon - Fri 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Sat 10 a.m. -1 p.m.
Sun 1 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Additional drop-off locations can be found on the Samaritan's Purse website.
The organization says it hopes to collect 9.8 million shoe boxes in 2013.
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