Locally heavy rain will remain possible overnight, with any showers and storms. Areas likely to see additional heavy rain will likely be east of I-25 and along HWY 50 from Canon City eastward. Remember, a 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.
El Paso County commissioners may lock up nearly 6 million dollars in funds spent on parks, roads and health services in order to slam the door on more criminals. The cuts are needed if the county borrows to build a 38 million dollar 850-bed wing at the Criminal Justice Center. It would need another 2-point-86 million dollars to operate it. The cuts were proposed by County Administrator Terry Harris and would be phased in over three years. Commissioners approved funding for a courthouse project even though voters rejected a tax increase at the November 5th election. Colorado Springs City Manager Lorne Kramer says the cuts would have a significant impact as the city wrestles with a sales tax revenue drop. He's asked managers to assess exactly how the county cuts would affect the city.