GOLDEN, Colo. (CBS4) – Warm temperatures have snow pack turning to snow melt.
As a result, Colorado’s streams and rivers are rising fast.READ MORE: COVID In Colorado: Rural Hospitals Worry About Staffing As Vaccination Deadline Approaches
Snow melt is pouring into Clear Creek in Jefferson County.READ MORE: New Video Emerges Of Aurora Police Stop, Triggering Internal Investigation: 'I Was Petrified Of That Gun'
That’s why tubing and swimming in the creek are now banned.
The sheriff’s office is warning people the creek is running too fast to enjoy safely.MORE NEWS: Rep. Lauren Boebert Used Campaign Funds For Rent And Utilities, New Filing Shows
In addition to the fast-moving current, there is also the danger of floating debris.