So far a full assessment of properties hasn’t been completed in Coal Creek Canyon because some roads remain inaccessible, but 14 homes are a total loss.
The state climatologist’s office explained how the 1965 flood compares with the 2013 flooding.
Police in Longmont said they have enacted their 500-year flood plan. They also have made a Declaration of Emergency in city limits which includes a curfew from 10 p.m. until 6 a.m. Friday.
The City of Boulder has broken a rainfall record set more than 90 years ago.
Rushing water flooded streets in the Denver metro area on Thursday afternoon.
A flash flood warning for Boulder County includes several areas but Erie was the hardest hit area on Wednesday evening.
There may be some flood relief on the way for people in Manitou Springs.
A 17-year-old girl drowned after she was caught in heavy rain in Colorado Springs as storms pounded a region still reeling from mudslides and flash flooding that killed one person in nearby Manitou Springs last week.
Gov. John Hickenlooper has declared a disaster emergency in El Paso County after Friday night’s flash flooding in Manitou Springs. The designation will make resources available to help pay for storm cleanup.
More heavy rain drenched Manitou Springs on Monday, three days after a mudslide and flash flood killed one person and left one missing.