Hail storm: Colorado weather brings taste of winter to summer
Hail storm: Colorado storms brought torrential downpours, flash flooding and, in some parts, hail. The hail storm in Colorado left yards southwest of Denver looking like it had just snowed.
Michael Ciaglo/The Colorado Springs Gazette/AP
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.
A storm has brought torrential downpours and reports of flash flooding to central¬†Colorado.
U.S. 24 between Cave of the Winds and Cascade was closed due to a flash flood warning. The stretch is below an area burned by the Waldo Canyon Fire last year.
KVOR-AM in¬†Colorado¬†Springs reports blinding rain led to several traffic accidents and delays, high water in intersections and some road closures.¬†Colorado¬†Springs firefighters were helping drivers who said their vehicles were stuck in flood water.
KXRM-TV reported that several areas in the north part of¬†Colorado¬†Springs experienced some extreme street flooding, and firefighters worked to rescue people from some of those roadways. Parts of Voyager Road were closed.
Meanwhile¬†hail¬†in Ken Caryl left yards in the town southwest of Denver looking like it had just snowed.