Transcript for Monsoon Storms Soak Colorado Cities
A different type of flooding out west, torrential rain in Colorado causing flash flooding with several inches of rain falling in less than one hour and ginger is tracking it all. Good morning, ginger. Hey, good morning. When that much, that fast falls around ft. Collins, around Denver, this is what the scene will look like and I'm going to tell you what was happening. A stationary front, you have light winds this time of year flash flooding happens in Colorado and, boy, did it ever. Take a look. Lightning illuminating the night in New Mexico. That beauty a dangerous beast in Colorado, monsoon storms soaking much of the state with as much as 5 1/2 inches of rain. Should we do it? Ah. No, I'm not. Not worth it. Reporter: Some spots getting 3 inches in less than an hour. A section of I-25 outside Denver temporarily impassable. A mudslide shutting down part of westbound I-70. People abandoning cars, sawing in high water. Denver firefighters moving in, rescuing this family of four. There was about five feet. Hi to send the crew in with water rescue equipment to pull them out. Reporter: In Windsor, Colorado -- I rolled down the window, nothing. So we finally were able to push it and jumped out before it filled the car up. Reporter: 4 inches falling in 0 minutes. I panicked a little bit. Reporter: Water blocking one woman's door forcing her to enter through a window. Up side her basement flooded. I just thought there's really nothing I can do. Reporter: More rain will fall today. There are flash flood threats from California to, aarc. We'll be watching for a lot. I'm talking up to 5, 6 inches of rain in many so spots. Parts of Texas, Oklahoma, on alert in the next couple of days. So we'll be detailing this in
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