Flash Flood Watch
Heavy rain that pummeled the Denver metro area on Thursday evening caused some major street flooding that left dozens of cars stranded.
Colorado’s terrain and soils make the state very susceptible to flash flooding when wet weather patterns develop.
Colorado is prone to many weather hazards in the spring and summer including life-threatening floods.
Ensure you and your family are weather ready before storm season ramps up across Colorado.
The last week of July and first week of August have produced several destructive and killer flash flood events.
A flash flood develops rapidly, sometimes in as little as a few minutes.
A flash flood watch is in place through early Thursday evening in the burn area from the Waldo Canyon Fire, where residents have been sandbagging for days.
Crews in Fort Collins were working for hours Wednesday to make sure all the rain had a place to go.