Locally heavy rain will remain possible overnight, with any showers and storms. Areas likely to see additional heavy rain will likely be east of I-25 and along HWY 50 from Canon City eastward. Remember, a 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.
DENVER (AP) -- Denver firefighters say they are responding to calls of near drownings, a lightning strike on a house, parties stuck under bridges, and flooded basements as heavy rain falls.
The National Weather Service says up to 1.4 inches of rain fell within about 40 minutes Friday night on parts of southeast Denver and southwest Aurora. It issued a flash flood warning for western Arapahoe County, southern Denver and also west central Morgan County.
Denver Fire Department shift commander Joe Hart says six parties have been reported trapped by water near 6th Avenue and Broadway southwest of downtown. It was not clear whether anyone was injured.
The storm caused a rain delay during the Colorado Rockies-San Diego Padres baseball game.
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