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.
Residents in the flood-ravaged town of Lyons have voted against a plan that would take away some open space to provide for affordable housing.
The commission that oversees oil and gas regulation in Colorado has adopted rules designed to limit spills during major floods like the one that struck the Front Range in 2013.