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Storms cause Flash Flood Warnings in Metro area, delay flights

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DENVER — The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning for the counties of Adam, Denver and Weld effective Saturday night.

The warning for Adams and Denver will be in effect until 9:30 p.m. and the warning for Weld will be in effect until 8:30 p.m.

The warning included Denver International Airport.

Flights experienced delays of up to an hour due to the severe weather around DIA. At least 6 flights were diverted to Colorado Springs Airport.

Airline operations returned to normal around 7:07 p.m.

A stretch of Weld County Road 6 between Weld County Road 23 and Highway 85 was closed after being washed away by storms, according to Brighton Fire Rescue.

Parker Police opened shelters at Mainstreet Center, Grace Baptist Center and the Parker Economic Building during the storm, according to their Twitter. The Parker Days Festival was taking place, but rides and stages were temporarily shut down due to heavy rain.

To keep track of the storms, go to our interactive radar.

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