Spring and summer are the time for rainstorms and thunderstorms in the Denver metro area and there are ways to stay safe.
The calendar says it’s spring, but it’s still snowing in parts of the Colorado mountains.
Colorado can be a land of extremes when it comes to weather, with radical temperature swings and sudden storms. Learn more about it, and watch video from the CBS4 special “Eye on the Storm.”
Scorched hillsides left by last summer’s Waldo Canyon Fire are a big concern. The worry is that spring showers could cause intense flash flooding in that area of Colorado Springs.
Heavy rain pounded much of Colorado on Saturday, but few communities took such a bit hit as Wellington.
Flash flooding is a concern in Boulder County, especially along Boulder Creek.
Thunderstorms dumped several inches of rain in the Denver metro area Saturday night causing some problems for drivers.
People living in the High Park Fire burn area are bracing for more rain and flash flooding as the current weather pattern is expected to continue through the weekend.
With recent heavy rains and more in the forecast for the weekend, the High Park Fire and Hewlett Gulch Fire burn areas are no longer at an extreme risk for fire but have the potential for mudslides and flash flooding.
Flash flooding in Larimer County caused the closure of Highway 14 in the Poudre Canyon due to mudslides on Friday.
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