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Severe thunderstorm watch and flood watch are in effect Sunday

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flood watch 6.11.23
Posted at 2:34 PM, Jun 11, 2023
and last updated 2023-06-11 19:58:00-04

Sunday Forecast:
Thunderstorms will increase in coverage across the Colorado Front Range and plains this afternoon through tonight. Storms may contain hail of an inch in diameter or larger, winds may gust in excess of 58 mph and rainfall may be heavy.

Thunderstorms will have the potential for severe hail and wind through about 9 pm, but storms will continue overnight and produce heavy rain.

Watch out for lightning and head inside immediately when you hear thunder. Do not drive through flooded roadways.

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH has been issued for ADAMS, ARAPAHOE, BACA, BENT, CROWLEY, DENVER, DOUGLAS, ELBERT, EL PASO, HUERFANO, LAS ANIMAS, OTERO, PUEBLO, and TELLER counties until 9 pm Sunday night.

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Severe Thunderstorm Watch June 11, 2023

A FLOOD WATCH has been issued for Teller, El Paso, Jefferson, Douglas, Park, Boulder, Broomfield, Denver, Adams, Arapahoe, Elbert, and Lincoln counties from Sunday at 3 pm to Monday and 3 am.

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Flood Watch June 11, 2023

Monday Forecast:
It will be another mostly cloudy day in southern Colorado with scattered showers and thunderstorms.

Colorado Springs forecast: Low: 51; High: 67; Mostly cloudy on Monday with showers in the early morning, followed by another round of afternoon thunderstorms.

Pueblo forecast: Low: 55; High: 71; Cloudy on Sunday with afternoon thunderstorms likely, some may be strong.

Canon City forecast: Low: 54; High: 71; Mostly cloudy on Sunday with showers and thunderstorms likely during the afternoon.

Woodland Park forecast: Low: 39; High: 59; Mostly cloudy with rain showers early in the morning followed by more afternoon thunderstorms.

Tri-Lakes forecast: Low: 47; High: 65; Mostly cloudy with light rain in the morning, then more thunderstorms during the afternoon.

Plains forecast: Low: 50s; High: 60s/70s; Partly to mostly cloudy on Monday with scattered showers and thunderstorms, some storms may be strong.

Walsenburg and Trinidad forecast: Low: 49/51; High: 71/74; Partly cloudy on Monday with a chance of afternoon thunderstorms.

Mountains forecast: Low: 40s; High: 60s; Partly to mostly cloudy on Monday with spotty thunderstorms during the afternoon.

Extended outlook forecast:
Tuesday will be similar to Monday's temperatures with scattered showers and thunderstorms likely, but no severe weather threat. From Wednesday onward the temperature will climb and we will dry out. By Father's Day weekend, the plains will be in the 80s and 90s and the mountains will be in the 70s.

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