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 citation could include large fines and up to a year of jail
With the risk of wildfires increased by the weather, law
enforcement is cracking down on careless smokers.
The Colorado Legislature enhanced the penalties for the crime
during last summer's special session.
The state patrol has issued 180 tickets since that time.
Lawmakers who sponsored the legislation say they want to see the