Boulder County


Mon September 16, 2013
Colorado Flood

After Rain Delay, Colorado Flood Rescues To Resume

A whirlpool forms in floodwaters near 71st Ave in Greeley. Officials continue to warn that standing water should be avoided due to unseen hazard and contaminates.
Nathan Heffel KUNC


Sun September 15, 2013
Colorado Flood

Death Toll Likely To Rise In Colorado Flooding, Officials Say

Originally published on Sun September 15, 2013 11:51 am

A woman walks past Boulder Creek, whose swollen waters have receded a bit after intense rain that fell for days has abated, in Boulder, Colo., Sunday.
Brennan Linsley AP

The floods that have repeatedly inundated large parts of central and northeastern Colorado since Wednesday likely killed more than the four people who have been confirmed dead, officials say. The search for victims has taken second priority to rescue and relief operations, as agencies rush to help people who remain at risk. President Obama has declared a major disaster in the area.

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Sun September 15, 2013
Colorado Flood

Rescue And Recovery Continues Across Soaked Colorado

During a senior leader flight hosted by Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper and carrying members of Congress, a Colorado Army National Guard crew lands to evacuate a citizen stranded by severe highway destruction, Sept. 14.
U.S. Air National Guard photo by Capt. Darin Overstreet/RELEASED


Sat September 14, 2013
Colorado Flood

Flooding Aftermath Brings Recovery Across The Front Range

Residents get a look at receding waters in Boulder, Sept. 13.
Dan Greenwood KUNC

For a second day flood waters, goaded by heavy rains, impacted large swaths of the Front Range. When skies finally broke, many were stranded, hundreds were in need of rescue and four lives were lost statewide.

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Fri September 13, 2013

High Waters Forced Friday Evacuations Across Front Range

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As The Post writes: "Northern Colorado travel remains a tangled mess of closures as swollen rivers have crossed major routes."
Source: Denverpost
Rivers flowing 10 times higher than normal forced new evacuations in Jefferson, Larimer and Weld counties Friday as emergency managers continued to try to reach people who have been stranded by floodwaters for days.