The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning and flash flood warning for southern Teller County, including the communities of Victor and Cripple Creek Tuesday afternoon.
The severe thunderstorm warning is set to expire at 5:30, while the flash flood warning is set to expire at 8 p.m.
The flash flood warning includes the High Chateau Fire burn scar, which is still very fresh and could have debris flows.
Quarter-sized hail and 60 mph winds are possible with this storm.
It is moving slowly to the southeast.
The National Weather Service has issued a new severe thunderstorm warning for Huerfano County and over parts of the Spring Fire burn scar until 5:45 p.m.
The storm is moving to the northeast and could produce quarter-sized hail along with 60 mph winds. The storm is moving toward Walsenburg, but it will take time to reach that area.
The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Custer County, including the communities of Westcliffe and Silver Cliff.
Golf ball-sized hail and 60 mph winds are possible with this storm, which is moving slowly to the southeast.
The National Weather Service has allowed all severe thunderstorm warnings and flash flood warnings to expire in El Paso County.
A flood advisory is still in effect for Black Forest and surrounding areas that were under a flash flood warning earlier Tuesday. The severe thunderstorm warnings for Palmer Lake and Monument were also allowed to expire.
It’s welcome news following a busy Monday that saw severe flash flooding shut down Highway 24 from Manitou Springs to Crystola.
The NWS issued a flash flood warning for storm earlier Tuesday afternoon for the northwest portion of the burn scar. That warning is set to expire at 5:15 p.m.
People in the area should seek higher ground if in a low-lying area and should NOT drive or walk across rushing water.
The National Weather Service has allowed a severe thunderstorm warning to expire for western Fremont County, but a flash flood warning is in effect around the Hayden Pass Fire burn scar.
A slow moving thunderstorm dropped heavy rain over areas to the south of Coaldale and Cotopaxi, creating conditions that could lead to flash flooding in the area.
The flash flood warning is set to expire at 5:30 p.m.
Move to higher ground if you’re in a low-lying area and DO NOT drive through rushing water.