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Anatomy Of An Epic Colorado Rainstorm

On September 9, 2013, a storm system began taking shape that would bring several days of rain and flooding to the Front Range.

09/12/2014

Damage from the flooding in the Waldo Canyon burn area in early July 2013 (credit: CBS)

Manitou Puts Flash Flood Warning System In Place

Manitou Springs has installed several devices to help warn residents about flash flooding after last year’s devastating flooding rushed through the town west of Colorado Springs.

04/25/2014

Boulder Creek swells in size after three days of heavy rainfall in September 2013. Flash flood sirens warned people to stay away from Boulder Creek and seek higher ground.  (Photo by Dana Romanoff/Getty Images)

Flash Flood Season Is Near, Why Colorado Is So Prone

A flash flood develops rapidly, sometimes in as little as a few minutes.

04/16/2014

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Don’t Be Caught Off Guard: Understand Severe Weather Watches & Warnings

It’s hard to believe that severe weather season is literally around the corner, especially since it was just in the teens and low 20s with snow!

04/14/2014

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Video Helps Boulder County Residents Prepare For Spring Flood Risk

Hazards left behind after last year’s flood could pose new problems this spring.

04/04/2014

Manuel Sanchez takes in the view of his flooded home and property on Sept. 14, 2013, in La Salle. The Sanchez family had lived there for 11 years and said they had never seen anything even close to that level of flooding in the area.  (Photo by Marc Piscotty/Getty Images)

2013 Flood Victims Urged To Monitor Spring Runoff

Near record snowfall in the mountains has set the stage for potential flooding this spring.

03/19/2014

Ice buildup on Clear Creek (credit: CBS)

Flood Season Approaching, Colorado No Stranger To Big Events

Flood and wildfire awareness week continues across Colorado with today’s message taking a closer look at flood history in our state.

03/18/2014

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Flooding Awareness Takes Center Stage This Week

Flood and wildfire season is just around the corner, but in Colorado, a natural disaster can strike during any month of the year.

03/17/2014

Sandbags in the Black Forest Fire burn area (credit: CBS)

Homeowners Hope Sandbags Will Prevent Flooding In Black Forest

Homeowners in the Black Forest Fire who are in the midst of trying to salvage items from their burned homes are now trying to protect what is left from flooding.

07/29/2013

Sandbags in Manitou Springs (credit: CBS)

Manitou Springs Residents Still Cleaning Up After Flash Flooding

Residents of Manitou Springs are still recovering from Monday night’s damaging mud invasion.

07/06/2013

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