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Jul 16, 2014 6:34 PM

Highway 24 and other road closures, flood warning for El Paso County

Update: Flood Warning extended until 12:15 a.m. for El Paso County including the Waldo Canyon burn scar. 

Here are some of the other road closures from the El Paso County Sheriff:

  • Sanborn at the intersection of Baggett 
  • Sanborne east of Ellicott Rd
  • Baggett Rd 1/2 mile N of Sanborne 
  • Franciville Coal mine From Hwy 94 South 
  • Handle Rd between Ellicott Rd and Baggett Rd  
  • Truckton Rd Between Johnson Rd and County Line

 

The National Weather Service in Pueblo has issued a Flash Flood Warning for west central and northwestern El Paso County effective until around 11:30 p.m.

As a precaution, Highway 24 was closed between Cascade and Cave of the Winds.

The National Weather Service is warning the following areas to expect flooding:

Colorado Springs, Manitou Springs, Green Mountain Falls, Chipita Park, Cascade, Fountain, Monument, Air Force Academy, Black Forest, Cimarron Hills, Falcon, Stratmoor, Peterson AFB, Gleneagle, Security, Security-Widefield, Fort Carson and Crystola

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