Big Thompson Canyon
On July 31, 1976, one of the most catastrophic weather events in Colorado’s history unfolded as a late afternoon thunderstorm developed near Estes Park.
Authorities have identified a man who fell into the Big Thompson River early Friday morning after falling and striking his head on the rocks.
State transportation officials have chosen Kiewit Infrastructure to help design and build up to $140 million in flood repairs to U.S. 34 in the Big Thompson Canyon west of Loveland.
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.