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Severe Thunderstorms Bring Flash Flood Warning To El Paso County


Flash Flood Warning in effect for west/central El Paso County till 7pm this evening. The thunderstorms that rolled through Colorado Springs this afternoon dropped over 1" of rainfall in a very short period of time. Expect low lying areas to see a rapid increase in water runoff. Please remember most flood-related deaths occur in vehicles, do not drive on flooded roads.

Severe T-Storm watch in place for all counties along and east of I-25 this evening until 9pm. Hail and wind primary threat. Isolated tornado and even a landspout possible as storms shift east this afternoon and evening.

TONIGHT: Showers and stronger thunderstorms will march east across the plains through the late evening hours. Here in Colorado Springs will see partial clearing later tonight and towards sunrise on Wednesday morning. Overnight lows will fall into the low and mid-60s by sunrise.

EXTENDED: We will continue to see an active weather pattern with elevated scattered shower and thunderstorm chances through Thursday. Highs on Wednesday will range from the upper-80s to the low-90s. Afternoon high temperatures stay above average all the way through the weekend.

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Merry Matthews

Merry is KRDO’s chief meteorologist. Learn more about Merry here.