Thu September 26, 2013

Boulder County Still Assessing Flood Damage

Boulder Flooding from September 13th.
Dan Greenwood KUNC

It’s been just over two weeks since communities in Northern Colorado and Boulder County were hard-hit by floodwaters. The recovery is underway, but damage from the flooding is still being assessed.

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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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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.


Fri September 13, 2013


Thu September 12, 2013

Rain And Flooding Continue To Grip Colorado

Lead in text: 
Nathan Heffel reports on the ongoing situation and floods in Colorado nationally for Here & Now.
Source: Wbur
Flash flooding, mudslides and rock slides are continuing in northeastern Colorado today, brought on by heavy rains. At three deaths have been reported, at least one dam has failed and the University of Colorado, Boulder, has been closed. The rain is not expected to stop for the next few days.