A FLASH FLOOD WATCH will go into effect on Tuesday 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. The 11 Breaking Weather Team will be tracking this threat all day for you.
A memorial fund has been set up to help the families of three Fort Carson soldier killed in Iraq.
The three men, all part of Fort Carson's 571st Air Ambulance Unit died when their Blackhawk Helicopter crashed into the Tigris River in Iraq last Friday. They were trying to rescue an Iraqi child who was injured in an explosion at the time.
The men are identified as Chief Warrant Officers, Brian Van Dusen and Hans Gukeisen and Sergeant Richard Carl.
If you would like to donate to the memorial fund in the name of the fallen soldiers, you can give to any Colorado Springs First Bank Location. You can donate as much or as little as you want.
If you would like to mail a donation:
571st Memorial Fund
Attn: Kristi/Broadmoor Branch
4515 Broadmoor Bluffs Dr.
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
For more information about the fund, call the Fort Carson Public Affiars Office at (719) 526-1264.