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Elk River

Elmer Balvanz of Steamboat Springs took this photo of the flooding of the lower Elk River on June 9, 2011.

Flood Advisory Continues For Colorado Rivers

The National Weather Service is warning of minor flooding after advisories were issued for rivers in northern and central Colorado.

06/21/2011

The Elk River on June 6 (credit: CBS)

Elk River Sets New Record For Water Flow

The record snowpack in the Rocky Mountains in Colorado has also been creating record river flows as the snow begins to melt in the rising June temperatures.

06/08/2011

Flooding in Seamboat Springs on Monday (credit: Mike Dwire)

Hot Weather Prompts More Flood Warnings Across Colorado

Monday was the hottest day of the year in the state, prompting flood advisories and warnings for parts of northern and western Colorado, officials said.

06/06/2011

South Platte River (credit: CBS)

Metro Area Should Be Spared From Flooding

The flooding in the high country has started and high water will be with around for awhile.

06/04/2011

A friend loads a container into the back of a pickup truck at the home Andy George, in the blue shirt, rents at Saddle Mountain Ranch west of Steamboat Springs. George and his family woke up to water in their home, called friends and evacuated the residence as quickly as possible. George expects the home to be completely flooded as the waters from the Elk River  continue to rise around the home. (credit: John F. Russell/Steamboat Pilot)

Flooding From Snowmelt Unlikely In Denver

State water managers say flooding in Denver from the state’s record snowmelt is unlikely.

06/03/2011

Homeowners fill sandbags in Laporte (credit: CBS)

Homeowners Along Rivers Get Early Jump On Flood Preps

Homeowners are working now to prevent problems later along the Poudre and Big Thompson rivers.

05/31/2011