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.
Three Colorado government leaders are lending their names in support of federal funding for stem cell research.
Senator Ben Nighthorse Campbell lost his father to Alzheimer's disease. Representative Mark Udall's father suffered from Parkinson's disease, and Representative Diana DeGette has a daughter with Type 1 diabetes.
Support is gaining momentum with the death of President Ronald Reagan but there's currently a federal ban on funding most research that extracts stem cells from human embryos.
Fifty-eight Senators have sent a letter to President Bush to lift the ban.