A flash flood warning has been issued for east-central Fremont County, southwestern El Paso County and northwestern Pueblo County until 11:30 a.m. by the National Weather Service.
The Doppler Radar indicated an area of very heavy rainfall across southern El Paso County and the service said roadways in Fremont County were beginning to flood and streams were at bankful.
"This area of rain is moving slowly east into southwest El Paso and northwest Pueblo counties," the national weather service stated.
Radars indicated one to two inches of rain had fallen between 7:30 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. in the flash flood warning area.
Thursday's forecast calls for scattered showers before noon, mixed with thunderstorms between noon and 2 p.m. and showers with likely thunderstorms after 2 p.m.
According to the weather service, there will be an 80 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms into the evening with winds gusting up to 45 mph that will move the storm systems southeast.
Rainfall amounts between a half and three-quarters of an inch are possible.