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Evacuations

An image from the scene (credit: CBS)

Hundreds Evacuated Due To Natural Gas Odor In Jefferson County

Hundreds of people were told to evacuate their homes in Jefferson County Wednesday evening.

02/05/2014

Damage along the Big Thompson River (credit: CBS)

Rescues Slow Down In Larimer County As Hundreds Refuse To Leave

Those evacuated by helicopter from cutoff neighborhoods in Larimer County totaled only eight as hundreds of those trapped refused to leave their homes.

09/18/2013

Boulder County Sherrif Joe Pelle on Saturday monring (credit: CBS)

Rescuers Issue Stern Warning To Evacuees

As rescuers broke through to flood-ravaged Colorado towns, they issued a stern warning Saturday to anyone thinking of staying behind: Leave now or be prepared to endure weeks without electricity, running water and basic supplies.

09/14/2013

Residents in Boulder clean up on Friday. (credit: CBS)

Boulder Braces For More Possible Flooding, 208 Unaccounted For

In Boulder there’s a race against time going on to try to protect homes and businesses from more potential flooding.

09/14/2013

A man runs through the swollen Boulder Creek, which flooded early today after three days of heavy rainfall September 12, 2013 in Boulder. (Photo by Dana Romanoff/Getty Images)

CU Campus Remains Closed As Officials Assess Flood Damage

The campus of the University of Colorado in Boulder remained closed Friday and evacuations are still in place for about 400 students because of dangerous flooding that essentially shut down the city.

09/13/2013

Michael Aisner captured this photo early Sept. 12, 2013, of flooding in North Boulder. (credit: CBS)

Red Cross Opens Shelters Along Front Range

The Red Cross has opened several shelters for those displaced due to flooding and severe weather.

09/12/2013

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Evacuations Lifted For Red Canyon Fire

People evacuated by a wildfire burning southeast of Glenwood Springs are returning home.

08/16/2013

Damage from the flooding in the Waldo Canyon burn area in early July (credit: CBS)

Flash Flooding Causes Big Damage In Waldo Canyon Burn Area

Heavy rains Monday afternoon in the Waldo Canyon burn area with lots of erosion brought mud down in Fountain Creek. It left mud behind on Highway 24 and throughout Manitou Springs.

07/01/2013

East Peak Fire (credit: CBS)

East Peak Fire In Huerfano County Destroys 9 Homes

Fire officials say a blaze in Southern Colorado is growing in hot, gusty weather and has destroyed some buildings.

06/21/2013

Lime Gulch Fire (credit: CBS)

Heat, Wind Complicate Lime Gulch Firefight

The evacuation order remains in effect in the Lime Gulch Fire burning in Jefferson County, and officials say the weather on Friday isn’t helping in their efforts to contain the blaze.

06/21/2013

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