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People stand next to a washed out bridge by the Big Thompson River on Sept. 17, 2013. (credit: CBS)

Officials Warn Stranded Stragglers The Time To Evacuate Is Now

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.

09/18/2013

Ole Johnson uses heavy machinery to build a wall between the South Platte River and his property (credit: CBS)

Eastern Colorado Residents Got A Little Time To Prepare For Flooding

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.

09/17/2013

LONGMONT, CO - SEPTEMBER 13:  Residents survey erosion along the St. Vrain River on September 13, 2013 in Longmont, Colorado. Heavy rains for the better part of week have fueled widespread flooding in numerous Colorado towns.  (Photo by Marc Piscotty/Getty Images)

Flooding Knocks Out River Gauges

Colorado’s flooding has been described as biblical, but you can’t put that in the record books.

09/17/2013

WIGGINS, CO - SEPTEMBER 14:  A deer is trapped on a temporary island by rising flood waters from the South Platte River September 14, 2013 near Wiggins, Colorado. Heavy rains for the better part of week fueled widespread flooding in numerous Colorado towns. The historic flooding forced thousands to evacuate the area and more rain is predicted through the weekend. (Photo by Marc Piscotty/Getty Images)

Flooding Expected On South Platte River in Nebraska

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.

09/17/2013

Dave Thrush sent in this photo of Platte River flooding on Sept. 13.

More Rain Hampers Flooding Rescue Efforts

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.

09/15/2013

Mobile homes flooded in a Weld County salvage yard (credit: CBS)

Weld County Communities See Unbelievable Flooding

As the overflowing South Platte River heads east it’s devastating communities in Weld County.

09/14/2013

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1 Injured After Driving Into South Platte River

A driver suffered injuries after driving into the South Platte River on Saturday.

09/08/2013

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Man Critically Hurt As Car Flips Into South Platte River

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.

07/19/2013

An image of the Lime Gulch Fire on June 20, 2013. (credit: CBS)

Lime Gulch Fire Forces Closure Of Waterton Canyon

Evacuations remain in place for about 100 homeowners in southern Jefferson County due to the Lime Gulch Fire, which was likely started by lightning.

06/20/2013

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Big April Moisture Good News – In The Short Term

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.

04/23/2013

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