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.
Today all areas of Black Forest were released from pre-evacuation status.
According to a press release from El Paso County, efforts and progress of firefighters to locate and control hot spots within the interior of the Black Forest Fire, Sheriff Terry Maketa has released all areas of Black Forest from pre-evacuation status.
Although the evacuation status has been removed, residents in Black Forest are asked to remain vigilant in fire prevention and reporting.
Officials announced on Thursday, June 20 that the fire was 100 percent contained, nine days after the Black Forest Fire first broke out.