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.
A close call for a southwest side neighborhood, after an alert citizen noticed a pipe bomb and called police.
The pipe bomb was found in front of a four-plex in the area of East Navajo and Nevada.
Police believe someone left the bomb behind after trying and failing to detonate it.
Police evacuated the area after getting on scene and confirming that it was, indeed, an explosive. Barbara Miller, a spokeswoman for the Colorado Springs Police Department, says that it would have blown up a nearby truck and shaken the neighborhood had it gone off.
Miller says the bomb is likely not related to the explosive found off Oro Blanco and Carefree.
The bomb was removed safely from the area.
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