Flooding

Arapahoe Basin on Tuesday (credit: Glenn McReynolds)

As Storm Raises Flood Danger In Colorado, Kayakers & Skiers Play

Rain and snow from the latest Pacific storm to hit the West renewed the risk of flooding in Colorado on Tuesday while providing two seasons of fun for kayakers and skiers and some relief from the drought.

05/19/2015

Bear Creek Lake (credit: CBS)

‘Not Expecting This': Bear Creek Lake Getting Close To 2013 Flood Levels

The threat of yet even more rain is not good news for areas already dealing with high water. Some already-swollen reservoirs are having trouble getting back below flood levels.

05/18/2015

South Platte River flooding northeast of Fort Morgan during early May 2015. (credit: Lauren DiSpirito)

Storm Causes Minor Flooding In Utah, Colorado Due Next

Spring storms that have been pounding the West hit northern Utah over the weekend, causing minor flooding and a rock slide, with more storms forecast this week here and in neighboring Colorado.

05/18/2015

South Platte River flooding northeast of Fort Morgan during early May 2015. (credit: Lauren DiSpirito)

People Leave Homes Or Sandbag Property As South Platte River Floods

Communities along the South Platte River in Northeastern Colorado are protecting their homes from another round of rain.

05/14/2015

Flooding in Washington County (credit: Washington County Sheriff/Facebook)

Rising Platte Prompts Voluntary Evacuation Orders In Northwest Washington County

Authorities have issued a voluntary evacuation order for residents around the Messex area in extreme northwest Washington County due to possible flooding.

05/13/2015

The Overland Trail Museum (credit: Sally Pearce/CDOT)

Local Museum Hit By 2013 Flood Bracing For This Week’s Crest

Antique guns, Native American artifacts and pioneer-era tools are among the treasures being moved to higher ground as Coloradoans on the Eastern Plains prepare for possible flooding.

05/12/2015

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Flood Restoration Crews: ‘Total Disaster’ With Water Damage

More than a week of nearly steady rain, coupled with a snowstorm and rapid melting, has resulted in thousands of flooded basements in the Denver metro area.

05/12/2015

(credit: Rob McClure)

Byers Fire Department Loses Only Ambulance In Scary Flood Situation

An ambulance carrying a patient with four others on board that got swept away by water early Sunday morning was the only ambulance an Adams County town’s fire department had.

05/11/2015

The Gildows separated by Kiowa Creek (credit: CBS)

Morgan County Man ‘Always Wanted An Island,’ But Not ‘Like This’

The rain may have stopped, but flooding is still a concern, especially on the Eastern Plains.

05/11/2015

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Restoration Crews Working Nonstop To Repair Flooded Basements

A lot of homeowners are dealing with flooded basements following the large amount of moisture that stuck around the Front Range last week.

05/11/2015

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