Big Thompson Canyon
A rock slide has closed Highway 34 between Loveland and Estes Park.
Flood and wildfire awareness week continues across Colorado with today’s message taking a closer look at flood events that last anywhere from several hours to several days.
Rocky Mountain National Park has had its ups and downs during the past century. In the 1940s, gas rationing cut attendance, and the park is still trying to recover from devastating floods in 2013.
A congregation in Loveland came together over the weekend to celebrate the rebirth of their church that was destroyed in the 2013 flooding.
The small mountain community of Jamestown commemorated the devastating flood of last September with blown-up posters of typewritten notes hung on the ceiling of the town hall.
In the disaster zone left behind after the September 2013 flood, there are still numerous side roads and rural driveways that need to be repaired.
After last fall’s flooding the Federal Emergency Management Agency gave thousands of dollars to a small Colorado community, but now FEMA says the grant was a mistake and wants its money back.
The Big Thompson flood struck 38 years ago, claiming the lives of more than 140 people.
Volunteers were out all day packing sandbags in Loveland on Friday hoping that all of the hard work will help save homes.
Heavy rain combined with the spring snowmelt is a concern in those areas that flooded last fall and caused a lot of damage.