UPDATE: Red Mountain Pass south of Ouray now open

By: KKCO 11 News Desk Email
By: KKCO 11 News Desk Email

OURAY, Colo. (AP) -- UPDATE: Red Mountain Pass is back open after being closed for four hours following a mudslide Wednesday night.

A mudslide has closed U.S. 550 over Red Mountain Pass.

The slide closed a six-mile stretch of U.S. 550 Wednesday night as rain fell in southwest Colorado.

The National Weather Service issued a flash flood warning for south central Ouray County until 10:30 p.m. Wednesday.

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