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Flooding In Pueblo, Mudslide Near Salida

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CANON CITY, Colo. (CBS4) – Severe weather hit southern Colorado over the weekend causing flooding in Pueblo and a mudslide near Salida.

Flooding in Pueblo (credit: CBS)

Flooding in Pueblo (credit: CBS)

In Pueblo heavy rain flooded streets and made for dangerous driving conditions. One driver tried to make his way through some deep water but began to float away. Other drivers were able to pull the man and his car to safety.

Flooding and a mudslide shut down Highway 50 near Salida on Sunday. Colorado State Patrol out of Canon City tweeted some pictures of the slide. It took crews about 3 hours to clean up.

The mudslide on Highway 50 (credit: Colorado State Patrol)

The mudslide on Highway 50 (credit: Colorado State Patrol)

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