COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (KKTV) - All non-mission essential personnel were sent home early from Fort Carson on Wednesday with possible severe weather in the forecast.
WATCH 11 NEWS AT 4 P.M. AND 5:30 P.M. FOR LIVE WEATHER UPDATES FROM CHIEF METEOROLOGIST BRIAN BLEDSOE.
The announcement from Fort Carson came just before 3 p.m. Strong to severe storms are expected along the Front Range and Plains. A severe thunderstorm watch was in place for the following counties until 9 p.m.: El Paso, Pueblo, Teller, Adams, Arapahoe, Boulder, Broomfield, Crowley, Denver, Douglas, Elbert, Jefferson, Larimer, Otero, and Weld.
As more information becomes available you can check this article for updates.