A FLASH FLOOD WATCH remains in effect for all of southern Colorado throughout our evening and overnight on Tuesday. Storms will continue to be an issue, capable of producing heavy rain with very slow movement. Storms look to mainly favor north and east of areas like Colorado Springs and the Waldo Canyon area, but storms cannot be ruled out still in this area. The 11 Breaking Weather team will be monitoring conditions closely. This Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through 6pm Wednesday, where another day of thunderstorms is possible. Head to the KKTV 11 Weather Tab for more information on the forecast for Wednesday and beyond.
A device resembling a bomb found at a Colorado Springs park was determined to be a hoax, but not before forcing evacuations and requiring a bomb squad to respond.
The device was found in a Walmart bag on the west side of Memorial Park Thursday afternoon. Authorities descended upon the park after bag was reported and cleared the area, including forcing several football teams to evacuate.
The explosives unit brought in their remote-controlled robot to investigate the bag's contents, which looked exactly like a bomb. The robot determined it was fake.
It's a felony in the state of Colorado to leave a hoax device, and police say they are taking the incident very seriously. If you know who left the device, you are asked to call Crime Stoppers at 634-STOP right away.
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