A FLASH FLOOD WATCH will go into effect this 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. This FLASH FLOOD WATCH will remain in effect through 6pm Wednesday. The 11 Breaking Weather Team will be tracking this threat closely for you the next two days.
The Colorado Springs Fire Department and local agencies are teaming up to help people who work with or care for children to get the vaccination for whooping cough.
Monday, the El Paso County Public Health department confirmed two cases of whooping cough were identified at Air Academy High School. The state has nearly 900 cases.
The first clinic will be held at Fire Department Headquarters, 375 Printers Parkway, on Sept. 29 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Other clinics will be held at the same location on Oct. 6, Nov. 10, and Dec. 8, also from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. All vaccinations are free.
The agencies hope to immunize 1,000 people.
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