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Wyoming-Northern Colorado Football Game To Be Played On Time

The Wyoming-Northern Colorado football game will be played as scheduled on Saturday in Laramie, but pregame activities will be moved or postponed by this week’s persistent rain.

09/13/2013

Lyons flooding (credit: CBS)

Thousands Of Stranded Lyons Residents Plucked From Floodwaters

By truck and helicopter, thousands of people stranded by floodwaters came down from the Colorado Rockies on Friday.

09/13/2013

Flooding in Estes Park (credit: CBS)

Rocky Mountain National Park Closes Down Due To Flooding

Rocky Mountain National Park is closing down and escorting visitors out of the park because of heavy rain there and flooding in neighboring Estes Park.

09/13/2013

Folsom Field (credit: CBS)

Fresno State-Colorado Game Postponed By Flooding

The football game between Fresno State and the University of Colorado in Boulder was postponed on Friday because of flooding that’s devastating the state.

09/13/2013

Longs Peak (credit: James Varner of Castle Pines)

2 Stranded Hikers On Longs Peak Make It To Safety

A pair of hikers made it down one of Colorado’s highest peaks on their own Friday after being stranded by an ice storm for two days, the National Park Service said.

09/13/2013

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Man Swept Into Denver Drainage Ditch Rescued

An elderly man who was walking his dog has been rescued after being swept away by rushing water down a Denver drainage ditch.

09/13/2013

The St. Vrain river overtakes a bridge in Longmont on Thursday (credit: CBS)

Longmont Police Enact 500-Year Flood Plan, Curfew

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.

09/12/2013

Gov. John Hickenlooper speaks about flooding on Sept. 12, 2013 (credit: CBS)

President Obama Signs Colorado Emergency Declaration

President Barack Obama declared an emergency exists in Colorado. He ordered federal aid to supplement state and local response efforts due to severe storms, flooding and mudslides.

09/12/2013

CBS4 Mountain Newsroom reporter Jeff Todd in Estes Park next to the Big Thompson River (credit: CBS)

Big Thompson River Floods Estes Park

The Big Thompson River has flooded Estes Park, forcing evacuations and businesses to close.

09/12/2013

Tammy and George Ackerman of Lyons took this photo and wrote "High water everywhere, several bridges gone."

National Guard Arrives In Lyons, Town Closed Off

No one can get in or out of the town of Lyons after overnight flooding. The National Guard has made it into Lyons to help those trapped there.

09/12/2013

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