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.
(Denver-AP) -- Lawmakers are considering several long- and
short-term solutions to ease the effects of Colorado's extended
Short-term solutions include asking Cherry Creek Reservoir to
give up water to help farmers save remaining crops, or asking
farmers to sell unneeded irrigation water to cities if monsoons
fill their ditches.
Long-term solutions included building new water projects such as
the so-called ``Big Straw'' on the Western Slope.
The ``Big Straw'' project would pipe Colorado River water from the Utah borders east over the mountains to the Front Range.
Lawmakers heard these proposals at a hearing at the Capitol
Some lawmakers say the state should consider water conservation measures that include restrictions on water-dependent