Flooding

1:26pm

Tue September 17, 2013
Colorado Flood

Oil & Gas, Regulators Scramble In Post-Flood Colorado

Near the Cache La Poudre River, this is one of many oil and gas wells in northeast Colorado submerged in the flooding.
Theresa Gilbert Weld Air and Water

7:21am

Tue September 17, 2013
Colorado Flood

Rescue Efforts Ramp Up Across Waterlogged Colorado

Colorado Army National Guardsmen and civilian rescue personnel unload evacuated residents from Colorado flood zones from a helicopter at the Boulder Municipal Airport in Boulder, Colo., Sept. 13.
Colorado National Guard photo by Sgt. Joseph K. VonNida/RELEASED

After rain pummeled flooded communities over the weekend, long awaited sunshine poked through the clouds Monday. Towns are just starting to dry out from days of heavy rain and flooding.

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6:38am

Tue September 17, 2013
Colorado Flood

Floodwaters Hamper Evans’ Struggle To End ‘No Flush’

The City of Evans has setup many portable toilets to cope with the "no flush" order. Many like these dot the map in town.
Nathan Heffel KUNC

Rushing water from the South Platte River has inundated homes, businesses and large swaths of land on the Eastern Plains of Colorado. In Evans, Colo. It’s also swamped one of two water treatment plants.

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6:19am

Tue September 17, 2013
Colorado Flood

The High Costs Of Colorado's High Water, By The Numbers

Originally published on Tue September 17, 2013 1:04 pm

A man walks across the washed-out Wagonwheel Gap Road in Boulder, Colo., on Monday.
Mark Leffingwell Reuters/Landov
  • On 'Morning Edition': KUNC's Grace Hood reports on the flooding in Colorado
  • On 'Morning Edition': Mark Benjamin of Bellview, Colo., talks about life beyond washed-out roads

The flooding that has roared through communities and canyons across Colorado's Front Range in recent days is now being blamed for:

-- as many as eight deaths

-- damaging or destroying 19,000 homes

-- causing up to $500 million worth of damage to roads and highways.

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4:00am

Tue September 17, 2013
Colorado Flood

Road Repairs From Flooding Could Top Half A Billion Dollars

A view of a road destroyed by heavy rains, with some areas receiving as much as 18 inches in a 24-hour period in Boulder, Colo., Sept. 14.
U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Wallace Bonner/Released

As the remaining flood survivors continue to be airlifted out of towns cut off by flooding, the focus is beginning to shift to recovery. Specifically on the very reason they have to be airlifted: roads.

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