A storm system in Colorado that flooded streets and stranded drivers up and down the Front Range is being blamed for the death of a man on the southeastern plains.
The ongoing repairs from last September’s flooding means another closure for Highway 36.
Nowhere are they more sensitive about the heavy rains than in Boulder and Larimer counties where they saw massive flooding last fall. And with flash flood warnings posted across Colorado, people in Lyons pitched in to help homeowners prepare.
This weekend marked a milestone for the town of Lyons as they continue to recover from last fall’s disastrous flooding.
Heavy rains over a short period of time have flooded some streets in Boulder.
Residents of Big Elk Meadows, a mountain community between Lyons and Estes Park, say they’ve lacked phone service since last September’s historic flooding — but in many cases, they’re still being charged hefty bills.
The identities of a teenage boy and his uncle who died after being swept away in the Cache La Poudre River west of Fort Collins on Monday have been released.
The town of Lyons was one of the hardest hit when last fall’s devastating flooding ripped through several communities along the Front Range. Among the losses was the town’s fire station, and they’re working to rebuild by hitting the street.
Record flooding last fall washed away Sal Coppolecchia’s home in Lyons, forcing him to cut back on expenses as he figures out how to rebuild.
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.