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.
DENVER (AP) -- Utah National Guard soldiers are coming to Colorado to help rebuild one of the highways leading to Rocky Mountain National Park.
About 120 soldiers were traveling to Colorado Friday. They're expected to start work today rebuilding U.S. Highway 36 from Lyons to Estes Park, which was badly damaged in last month's floods.
Colorado is paying the soldiers with state funds because of the federal shutdown. However, the state will eventually seek reimbursement for much of the $500,000 cost.
The soldiers are members of an engineer battalion which has built roads in Iraq and Afghanistan, as well as after Hurricane Katrina.
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