A FLASH FLOOD WATCH will go into effect this 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. This FLASH FLOOD WATCH will remain in effect through 6pm Wednesday. The 11 Breaking Weather Team will be tracking this threat closely for you the next two days.
His wife and daughters will continue their Hawaii vacation, but President Barack Obama will be headed back to Washington later today.
The President normally extends his end-of-the-year holiday into the New Year, but not this time -- with the clock ticking down to automatic spending cuts and tax increases that economists say could throw the country back into a recession.
President Obama and members of Congress are expected back at work on Thursday.