A Colorado town is still cut off after flood waters destroyed the only road in and out. About half the people in Montezuma decided to stay behind, and while work is underway to restore access, it might take until Thursday.
The threat of flooding is not over for people living in Weld and Larimer Counties.
Flooding has cut off access to the small Summit County town of Montezuma.
Flooding from the Snake River near Keystone forced the evacuation of the small mountain community of Montezuma and is destroying the only road in and out of town.
The flooding at Island Grove Park in Greeley only tells part of the story. The Cache La Poudre River is over its banks in several places, and as temperatures rise and more snow melts, flooding is increasing in Larimer and Weld counties.
Water levels near Greeley are expected to recede and drop below flood stage over the coming days.
A breach along the Cache la Poudre River sent rushing flood waters into Greeley on Monday and prompted voluntary evacuations into the evening.
Some Greeley residents have been told to evacuate because of high water along the Poudre River.
The National Weather Service has issued flood warnings or advisories Saturday for much of northern and parts of central Colorado.
There hasn’t been a sandbagging effort quite like the one Friday and Saturday in Greeley this since the floods last September. Now there are scenes like it in every town in Northern Colorado with a river.