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Flash flood warning cancelled, flash flood watch continues

Published On: Dec 24 2013 01:54:34 AM CST   Updated On: Aug 13 2013 11:19:05 PM CDT

Manitou Springs. 8/12/13


A flash flood warning that was in effect for the Waldo Canyon burn scar has been cancelled. Highway 24 is now open.

5:59 p.m. - A flash flood watch remains in effect for the Waldo Canyon and Black Forest burn scars until 3 a.m. Tuesday.

5:27 p.m. - All of the major road closures prompted by Monday afternoon's flooding have been lifted.

4:43 p.m. - Officials will hold a news conference at 5 p.m. We will stream it live here on

4:25 p.m. - 1,609 customers w/o power near 1-25 & Fillmore. No cause yet, but crews are en route. Est. restoration is 2-3 hrs

4:24 p.m. - Flash flood warning cancelled. Highway 24 now open through Waldo Canyon.

4:08 p.m. - The Red Cross Shelter at 103 Pawnee Avenue in Manitou Springs is open.

3:58 p.m. - CSPD says businesses and homes along Fountain Creek between Manitou Springs and Old Colorado City are being evacuated.

3:47 p.m. - Scanner traffic indicates WB highway 24 is now closed at 8th Street.

3:45 p.m. - KRDO NewsChannel 13's Carl Winder reports the water level is beginning to rise in Manitou Springs.

3:45 p.m. - CSPD says there is 12" of water on Crystal Park Road at the gatehouse.


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