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.
Colorado's unemployment rate inched up slightly in March, to 5.1%.
Last month's rate was up two-tenths of a percentage point compared with February, but down from five-point-six percent in March 2004.
The national jobless rate was five-point-two percent, down from five-point-seven a year ago.
State labor economists say it's common to see fluctuations in the rate as the labor market gains strength.
A state labor department report released today indicates the number of non-farm jobs increased nearly seven-thousand in March, based on seasonally-adjusted figures.
That puts the total at just over two-point-two (m) million jobs.
Ten of the eleven industry sectors added jobs, with the loss coming in government.