Police in Boulder urged people attending the Boulder Creek Festival to take shelter as a storm raced north on Saturday.
As severe weather heads to the foothills people in Boulder are worried about flooding. One area of concern is the Boulder Creek.
Another section of Boulder Creek has reopened for recreational use.
Rising temperatures will speed up the runoff and raise the flood risk and one meteorologist says there’s reason to be concerned.
Another stretch of Boulder Creek is opening to swimmers, tubers and kayakers just in time for the weekend.
A team of volunteers worked along South Boulder Creek on Saturday in an effort to prevent erosion after last fall’s devastating flooding.
Much of Boulder Creek is currently off limits to swimming, floating and kayaking while crews clean up the debris from last September’s floods.
Taking a dip in Boulder Creek could be costly after last year’s flooding.
It’s a race against the clock for Boulder County as six months after the historic floods there are still dozens of flood damaged sites that need to be fixed before the spring runoff.
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.