A 45-year-old man has died while body surfing on Clear Creek in Golden.
The pounding rain on Monday morning made for slick roads in the metro area and creating dangerous conditions on Colorado’s waterways.
Despite rushing water, people were out enjoying Clear Creek on Sunday.
The melting snow is great news for rafting companies and the industry is expecting a strong season this year.
The flooding in the high country has started and high water will be with around for awhile.
Clear Creek is expected to rise to above average levels this summer. It could become a dangerous situation similar to 16 years ago.
Rafters and kayakers are already starting to take advantage of above-average flows on Colorado rivers despite the fickle weather.
A man died Wednesday night after his car crashed into Clear Creek on Highway 6. Ronald Bruner, 51, from Arvada was behind the wheel.
There was a frantic search for a dog that fell through the ice in Clear Creek Sunday afternoon. Unfortunately, the pup didn’t survive.
The Clear Creek Whitewater Park in Golden is very popular with outdoor enthusiasts in the summer. The park gets used by tubers, canoers, kayakers, swimmers, families taking picnics and more.