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.
— NWS Boulder (@NWSBoulder) June 14, 2015
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.
— Dana Dieterle (@DanaDNews) June 14, 2015
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.
Weld County Road 6 is closed between WCR 23 and Hwy 85. The road has been washed away and is impassable.
— Brighton Fire Rescue (@BrightonFire) June 14, 2015
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.
Heavy rain and lightning in the area. All rides and stages have been shut down for at least thirty minutes. Seek shelter.
— Parker Police Dept. (@ParkerPolice) June 14, 2015
To keep track of the storms, go to our interactive radar.