Colorado Flood

6:36am

Mon September 16, 2013
Colorado Flood

Larimer County Faces Frustrations And Optimism With Flooding

Fort Collins residents Steve and Amy Huard survey debris caught under a railroad bridge over the Poudre River from College Ave. Bridge closures kept the two home on Friday watching movies—“I’ve seen it pretty high, but nothing like this,” Steve said.
Durrie Bouscaren Iowa Public Radio

Rain ground recovery efforts from days of massive flooding across Colorado to a halt Sunday. Helicopters were prevented from conducting additional search and rescue efforts in Boulder and Larimer counties.

Read more

5:36am

Mon September 16, 2013
Colorado Flood

Estes Park Endures In Face Of Historic Flooding

Flooding in Estes near Riverside and Ivy, Sept. 13.
Kevin Beaty Flickr - Creative Commons

Rain has finally begun to subside across areas ravaged by historic floods in Colorado. Some communities and residents remain cut off though with limited supplies due to washed out roads.

Read more

4:00am

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

4:10pm

Sun September 15, 2013
Colorado Flood

Seeking Shelter From Waters, Flood Victims Now Wait

Volunteers Carla Felts and Kaia Renouf, 24, staff the registration table at a temporary shelter set up in Timberline Church in Fort Collins. “What we’re doing is learning as we go,” Felts said.
Durrie Bouscaren Iowa Public Radio

Anticipating hundreds, volunteers milled about at an evacuation center set up at Timberline Church in Fort Collins Sunday morning. With heavy rains grounding helicopters in Larimer County, few flood victims were able to make their way to the shelter.

Read more

10:23am

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.

Read more

Pages