South Platte River
Hundreds of people are still waiting to be rescued from canyons and mountainous terrain in western Larimer County after Colorado’s historic flooding, but there are some who say they don’t want to leave.
The creep of all the water was still making its way to the eastern edge of Colorado Tuesday morning, but it was no longer creeping by the afternoon.
Colorado’s flooding has been described as biblical, but you can’t put that in the record books.
Western Nebraska residents are bracing for flooding along the South Platte River later this week when the water from Colorado’s torrential rains flows into the state.
The search for people stranded from the Rocky Mountain foothills to the plains of northeastern Colorado grew more difficult Sunday, with a new wave of rain threatening to hamper airlifts from the flooded areas still out of reach.
As the overflowing South Platte River heads east it’s devastating communities in Weld County.
A driver suffered injuries after driving into the South Platte River on Saturday.
A man was critically hurt and taken to the hospital early Friday morning after the vehicle he was driving went off the road and landed upside down in the South Platte River.
Evacuations remain in place for about 100 homeowners in southern Jefferson County due to the Lime Gulch Fire, which was likely started by lightning.
As of Tuesday, Denver has picked up about 20 inches of snow for the month of April. In an average April, Denver normally picks up about 6.5 inches of snow.