A FLASH FLOOD WATCH will go into effect at NOON and last through MIDNIGHT from most of Southern Colorado. Scattered afternoon and evening thunderstorms will be more than capable of producing very heavy rain once again. Burn scars and areas that saw heavy rain yesterday will be under the greatest risk for flash flooding. The 11 Breaking Weather Team will be tracking this threat all day for you.
Average gasoline prices this Labor Day weekend are down 14 cents a gallon from a year ago.
The latest AAA Colorado survey found Colorado's average retail price for regular, self-serve gasoline dropped one-half cent a gallon this week to $1.46. That is six cents above the national average.
Analysts believe gas prices would be even lower if it weren't for the uncertainty over a possible war with Iraq.
The price of benchmark West Texas crude oil rose above $30 a barrel last week as President Bush renewed talk of attacking Iraqi President Saddam Hussein. That's up 60 percent from the beginning of this year.