KUSA - It was another active day in the weather department as scattered thunderstorms moved into the metro area.
A Flash Flood Watch is in effect from noon until 9 p.m. for El Paso and Teller counties. Up to an inch of heavy rain could drop over the Waldo Canyon and Black Forest burn scars in just 30 minutes time.
The Colorado Department of Transportation closed U.S. 24 around 3 p.m. because of heavy rain. The highway is prone to flooding. It was later reopened.
As storms shift off to the southeastern plains by 7 p.m., they could become severe. Some storms could bring hail up to an inch in diameter and winds up to 60 mph.
Heavy rain and lightning is possible early Tuesday evening.
Overnight, thundershowers move out of the region as lows cool off to the upper 50s. More storms are possible Wednesday afternoon with drier and warmer weather arriving by Friday and into the weekend.