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.
Many Colorado rivers will likely stay fast and high well into the month of June.
A flood warning for the Poudre River near Greeley has been extended through Sunday.
Some storms later this week could produce locally heavy rain that may add to the flood concerns.
The Poudre River near Greeley was at nearly 9 feet, above the 8-foot flood stage, Wednesday morning, but receding.
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.
Two people died on the Cache la Poudre River when they fell in Monday afternoon.