Flood mitigation work continues at an area along the Front Range that was devastated by flooding in 2013. Crews have been installing a new drainage system at Heron Lake in Longmont.
Old Fall River Road in Rocky Mountain National Park is now open for the season and called a “significant milestone in the recovery of the flood of 2013,” according to park officials.
As the rain continues to fall and the mountain snow melts, the water runs high along Bear Creek in Evergreen. At the dam water is spilling over as well.
The threat of yet even more rain is not good news for areas already dealing with high water. Some already-swollen reservoirs are having trouble getting back below flood levels.
Antique guns, Native American artifacts and pioneer-era tools are among the treasures being moved to higher ground as Coloradoans on the Eastern Plains prepare for possible flooding.
More than a week of nearly steady rain, coupled with a snowstorm and rapid melting, has resulted in thousands of flooded basements in the Denver metro area.
It was September 13, 2013 when Nick Bacria had to pack all of his belongings and leave his home as the St. Vrain River flooded his property. Now, he’s doing it again.
People living in Evergreen are concerned about the rising levels of Bear Creek this week, after it went over its banks during the 2013 September floods.
This week’s snow and rain, with more in the forecast, has brought up flooding concerns for some people living in Boulder.
Boulder will test its emergency warning sirens on Monday.