Colorado Flood

8:15am

Fri December 6, 2013
Colorado Flood

HUD Releases Millions For Flood Ravaged Communities

U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan.
Joshua Polson Greeley Tribune

Some good news for towns hit hardest by September’s flooding. U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan announced availability of nearly $63 million in federal recovery funds to help individuals and communities rebuild.

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12:34pm

Mon December 2, 2013
Colorado Flood

As FEMA Deadline Closes, Flood Assistance Still Available In NoCo

Photo of Colorado flooding taken Sep. 13, 2013
Nurpu Creative Commons/Flickr

Monday, Dec. 2 is the last day for survivors of September’s historic floods to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency for help. To date, FEMA has approved more than $56 million in individual assistance for impacted counties in Colorado.

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1:09pm

Wed November 27, 2013
Colorado Flood

What Water? Photos Show Off Post-Flood Work At Planet Bluegrass

A view from the main stage at Planet Bluegrass and the massive work being done to the grounds after September's floods.
Planet Bluegrass / Benko Photographics used with permission

By the time September’s floodwaters receded in Lyons, Colo., Planet Bluegrass was pockmarked with sand and debris from the North St. Vrain. Two months later, things are looking up.

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4:09pm

Thu November 21, 2013
Colorado Flood

As U.S. Highway 34 Reopens, Flood Damage Still Visible

Grace Hood KUNC

Governor John Hickenlooper was in the Northern Colorado town of Drake Thursday to officially reopen U.S. Highway 34, effectively rejoining the communities of Loveland and Estes Park.

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3:35pm

Wed November 20, 2013
Colorado Flood

For Some Flood Survivors, A Long Wait To Return Home

Little Deer stream, which would normally have little to no water, has cut the meadows in half. Sep. 13, 2013
Collin Isenhart

Thousands of people were displaced from their homes in September’s floods, including hundreds who were airlifted out of mountain towns cut off by the raging waters. For those evacuated from the secluded mountain community of Big Elk Meadows, it’s not clear when they will be able to go back home.

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