South Platte River

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Flooding Keeps Roads Closed In Weld County

The Poudre River and South Platte River are running high and are expected to cause flooding in northeastern Colorado through the week.

05/20/2015

Arapahoe Basin on Tuesday (credit: Glenn McReynolds)

As Storm Raises Flood Danger In Colorado, Kayakers & Skiers Play

Rain and snow from the latest Pacific storm to hit the West renewed the risk of flooding in Colorado on Tuesday while providing two seasons of fun for kayakers and skiers and some relief from the drought.

05/19/2015

Bear Creek Lake (credit: CBS)

‘Not Expecting This': Bear Creek Lake Getting Close To 2013 Flood Levels

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.

05/18/2015

The South Platte running high on Sunday (credit: Barry Schaefer, Platte Valley Fire Chief )

Cold, Wet Storm To Bring Snow & Renewed Flooding Concerns This Week

An unusually cold storm system will move into the central Rockies by Monday night dropping snow levels down to about 8,000 feet.

05/17/2015

South Platte River flooding northeast of Fort Morgan during early May 2015. (credit: Lauren DiSpirito)

People Leave Homes Or Sandbag Property As South Platte River Floods

Communities along the South Platte River in Northeastern Colorado are protecting their homes from another round of rain.

05/14/2015

Flooding in Washington County (credit: Washington County Sheriff/Facebook)

Rising Platte Prompts Voluntary Evacuation Orders In Northwest Washington County

Authorities have issued a voluntary evacuation order for residents around the Messex area in extreme northwest Washington County due to possible flooding.

05/13/2015

The High Line Canal diversion on the South Platte River (credit: Denver Water)

Waterton Canyon Trail To Reopen Briefly Before Annual Dust Mitigation Project

After a brief closure the trail in Waterton Canyon will reopen again briefly for recreationists on Wednesday.

05/12/2015

The Overland Trail Museum (credit: Sally Pearce/CDOT)

Local Museum Hit By 2013 Flood Bracing For This Week’s Crest

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.

05/12/2015

The South Platte running high on Sunday (credit: Barry Schaefer, Platte Valley Fire Chief )

Morgan County Deluged By Nearly A Year’s Worth Of Water In 6 Weeks

After a dry winter and beginning to spring heavy rain and moisture laden snow has portions of northeast Colorado hoping for drier weather.

05/11/2015

The Gildows separated by Kiowa Creek (credit: CBS)

Morgan County Man ‘Always Wanted An Island,’ But Not ‘Like This’

The rain may have stopped, but flooding is still a concern, especially on the Eastern Plains.

05/11/2015

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