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Video Helps Boulder County Residents Prepare For Spring Flood Risk

Hazards left behind after last year’s flood could pose new problems this spring.

04/04/2014

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Glen Haven General Store Owners Determined To Reopen After Flood

With the spring thaw in sight many communities hit hard by last September’s floods are worried about a heavier than usual runoff. One of those communities is Glen Haven, located between Estes Park and Fort Collins.

03/18/2014

Beth Russell talks about La Nina with CBS4's Paul Day (credit: CBS)

Moisture Could Be Scarce This Winter On The Front Range

Colorado’s Front Range may not get many wet days this winter if the government’s weather forecasters are correct.

09/14/2011

Horsetooth Reservoir (credit: CBS)

Horsetooth Reservoir Expected To Be Full This Week

Horsetooth Reservoir west of Fort Collins is expected to be full this week for the first time since 2004, thanks to deep mountain snow and heavy rains.

07/17/2011

Peter Pereira from Centennial sent in this photo of Lake Dillon on July 1, 2010.

Dillon Dam Releases Raising Blue River Levels

Denver Water is increasing releases from Dillon Reservoir so the dam can hold more water, but the move also could boost the Blue River above flood stage for a few weeks.

07/09/2011

Elmer Balvanz of Steamboat Springs took this photo of the flooding of the lower Elk River on June 9, 2011.

Flood Advisory Issued For Colorado Rivers

The National Weather Service says rivers in Colorado are running high with snowmelt and rainfall.

06/20/2011

A friend loads a container into the back of a pickup truck at the home Andy George, in the blue shirt, rents at Saddle Mountain Ranch west of Steamboat Springs. George and his family woke up to water in their home, called friends and evacuated the residence as quickly as possible. George expects the home to be completely flooded as the waters from the Elk River  continue to rise around the home. (credit: John F. Russell/Steamboat Pilot)

Flooding From Snowmelt Unlikely In Denver

State water managers say flooding in Denver from the state’s record snowmelt is unlikely.

06/03/2011

Homeowners fill sandbags in Laporte (credit: CBS)

Homeowners Along Rivers Get Early Jump On Flood Preps

Homeowners are working now to prevent problems later along the Poudre and Big Thompson rivers.

05/31/2011

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Rafting Companies Keeping Nervous Eye On Snowmelt

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) – Swollen rivers fed by huge amounts of snow still waiting to melt off mountaintop has Colorado rafting guides bracing for a season that could be spectacular — or could be […]

05/28/2011

The Colorado River (credit: CBS)

Snowmelt Creating Dangerous Conditions On Colorado River

A speedy snowmelt is creating dangerous conditions on the Colorado River.

05/16/2011

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