Flash flood warning issued for Colorado county with rain headed toward Front Range

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By Tuesday afternoon, a flash flood warning was issued for Teller County while Colorado Springs can expect showers and thunderstorms, according to the National Weather Service in Pueblo.

A weather radar detected heavy rainfall at about 3:30 p.m. in Teller County where up to 2 inches of rain has already fallen, the warning said.

Flash flood warnings indicate flooding is imminent or occurring. Those in Teller County are advised to move to higher ground immediately. Residents living along streams and creeks should take immediate precautions to protect life and property.

The warning expires at 6:30 p.m., according to the weather service.

Tuesday will be warm and breezy in Colorado Springs, with a high of 81 and winds up to 10 mph. There is a 40% chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2 p.m., according to the National Weather Service in Pueblo.

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