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.
Throngs of shoppers are descending on Colorado stores Friday as the holiday buying season gets under way.
Retailers are pulling out promotions and discounts to try to boost sales.
Some stores opened up for eager shoppers last night, and shoppers started lining up yesterday to get into other stores for early deals Friday.
The Colorado Retail Council forecasts a sales increase of five to six percent over last holiday shopping season.
That's about the same as expectations nationally. The National Retail Federation has forecast a five percent increase in holiday sales nationwide, to $457 billion.