Big Thompson River

Boulder County flood damage (credit: CBS)

‘The First Thing Is To Listen': Valuable Lessons Learned From Colorado’s Floods

If state and local governments don’t meet face to face with their citizens and become a sounding board for all their frustrations, they’ve missed a valuable opportunity. That’s one major lesson learned from the flood: Listen to your residents.

09/12/2014

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Day Hikes To Check Out As Rocky Mountain National Park Turns 100

No adjectives can do Rocky Mountain National Park justice. The jagged snow-draped peaks, rocky tundra, green valleys, and roaring waterfalls render exclamation points inadequate.

09/03/2014

Searchers look through a car in the Big Thompson River west of Loveland. Some of the victims of the flood were found in their cars. (credit: casfm.org/Dave Buresh)

Big Thompson Flood Remembered 38 Years Later

The Big Thompson flood struck 38 years ago, claiming the lives of more than 140 people.

07/31/2014

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Volunteers Pack Sandbags In Loveland In Advance Of Flooding

Volunteers were out all day packing sandbags in Loveland on Friday hoping that all of the hard work will help save homes.

05/31/2014

Boulder Creek (credit: CBS)

Flood Alerts Expand Into Weekend

A combination of warm weather and more afternoon thunderstorms will keep snowpack melting and water levels on the rise.

05/29/2014

The Cache La Poudre River on Monday, May 26, 2014.  (credit: CBS)

Worst May Be Yet To Come As Snowmelt Pushes Colorado Rivers Higher

Warm temperatures and the threat for more afternoon thunderstorms are in the forecast.

05/27/2014

A home in Drake is demolished after it was damaged in last fall's flooding (credit: CBS)

Crews Demolish Homes In Big Thompson Canyon

Crews are starting to tear down some homes inside the Big Thompson Canyon nearly eight months after devastating flooding damaged hundreds of homes and killed two people.

05/08/2014

Rising Big Thompson River levels will keep this home from being demolished (credit: CBS)

Flood Threat Rises With Heavy Rain And Snowmelt

Heavy rain combined with the spring snowmelt is a concern in those areas that flooded last fall and caused a lot of damage.

05/07/2014

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Last Fall’s Historic Flooding Not As Epic As First Thought

Last fall’s historic flooding in Colorado may not be as epic as first thought. Researchers said the state has had river levels rise even higher than they did in September 2013.

02/28/2014

Clear Creek (credit: CBS)

Spring Melt Could Be Devastating As Flooding Has Changed Landscape

All the snow this winter is good news for Colorado’s water supply, but the spring melt could be devastating for some already flood-ravaged communities.

02/14/2014

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