PLACERVILLE, Colo. (CBS4) – Drivers were being evacuated in San Miguel County due to a series of mudslides.

According to the San Miguel County Sheriff’s Office, 10 to 12 mudslides occurred along Highway 145 between mile markers 76 to 84.

(credit: San Miguel County Sheriff's Office)

(credit: San Miguel County Sheriff’s Office)

(credit: San Miguel County Sheriff's Office)

(credit: San Miguel County Sheriff’s Office)

The slides were reported to be approximately 5 feet deep.

Drivers in the area between Sawpit and Placerville were being evacuated.

It has been raining in the area and more rain is expected.

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