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 will provide emergency housing at the old Lowry Air Force Base for up to 1,000 refugees of Hurricane Katrina.
Governor Owens says military and civilian planes will begin arriving Sunday at Buckley Air Force Base with those displaced by the storm.
Five hundred dorm rooms that can house two people each have been set aside for evacuees on the base.
Denver is more than a thousand miles from New Orleans, one of the hardest hit areas along the Gulf Coast.
Thousands of people have been evacuated from New Orleans and sent to neighboring states, with space filling up fast.
Meanwhile 700 Colorado National Guardsmen left today for the Gulf Coast to aid in search and rescue efforts.