COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The Colorado State Patrol closed Highway 24 west of Colorado Springs after a mudslide Saturday.
The closure impacted the highway between Cascade and Cave of the Winds, reported KRDO-TV. It reopened around 7:30 p.m.
Heavy rain fell on the area just after noon. The National Weather Service said rain gauges in the upper Waldo Canyon were at half an inch.
A flash flood warning was issued for the area until 5 p.m.
Amy shared this photo showing the mud on hwy 24 at Green Mountain Falls. pic.twitter.com/EOwlFpPhkY
— KRDO NewsChannel 13 (@KRDONC13) July 19, 2014