Flash flooding, severe storm concerns for Southern Colorado

Weather

EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. — El Paso County, Pueblo, Cañon City, Florence, Penrose and Woodland Park areas were hit by strong storms and flash flooding over the weekend. 

Courtesy: Christa Jensen

Viewers captured images as strong gusts of wind damaged trees in the Colorado Springs area on Saturday and Sunday.

Courtesy: Travis Wolf

And in Pueblo West, residents reported seeing penny and nickel-sized hail.

Courtesy: Jeff Santillanes
Courtesy: Gerianne S.

Remember, during a flash flood, drivers are urged to stay away from low lying areas and standing water on streets.  And, when thunder and lightning are spotted nearby, it’s always best to stay inside.

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