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Flood Concern Growing With Snowmelt, Potential Weekend Rain

If you have plans to be near rivers and streams in the high country this weekend, play close attention to the weather.

05/23/2014

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Storms Cause Major Flooding In Commerce City

Severe storms that rolled through Colorado on Wednesday brought tornadoes, hail and heavy rain. That rain caused major flooding in Commerce City including city hall and a popular park.

05/22/2014

Lyons Town Administrator Victoria Simonsen speaks with CBS4's Stan Bush. (credit: CBS)

Concerns Rise In Lyons About Another Possible Flood

Colorado’s Front Range saw its first round of severe weather this season on Wednesday, and some people living in the areas clobbered by last year’s flooding are getting nervous.

05/08/2014

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Lawmakers Grapple On Tax Aid For Disaster Victims

Lawmakers are trying to agree on last-minute changes to a proposal that would give a property tax break to residents affected by massive Colorado flooding and wildfires last year.

05/07/2014

A home destroyed in the Black Forest Fire (credit: CBS)

Lawmakers Weigh Tax Aid For Disaster Victims

People who lost their homes and businesses during historic Colorado floods and wildfires last year may still get some relief on their property taxes, but it’ll be smaller than initially expected.

05/06/2014

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Crews Work To Avoid Flooding Problem In Housing Development Near Leadville

Spring melt is causing concerns in the mountains as creeks and rivers start to rise.

04/22/2014

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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CU-Boulder Tests Warning System In Preparation For Flood Season

Wednesday and Thursday’s snow was enough to have water running high in Boulder and the University of Colorado is preparing for the flood season by making sure a warning system is working.

04/03/2014

The Colorado River (credit: CBS)

Winter Storm Could Push Spring Flood Risk Even Higher

Snowpack in some of Colorado’s high country is the highest seen in decades.

03/26/2014

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Colorado Has More Money To Spend Next Year

Colorado’s public schools and colleges are getting hundreds of millions to make up for budget cuts in next year’s proposed budget, and with the economy on the upswing, there’s money left over to save for a rainy day.

03/26/2014

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