Flooding

11:55am

Thu September 12, 2013

5:50am

Thu September 12, 2013
Colorado Flood

'Massive Flooding' In Colorado's Boulder County

Originally published on Thu September 12, 2013 9:28 am

A city worker talks on his phone while surveying high water levels on Boulder Creek following overnight flash flooding in downtown Boulder, Colo. today. Flash flooding in Colorado has left two people dead and the widespread high waters are keeping search and rescue teams from reaching stranded residents and motorists in Boulder and nearby mountain communities.
Brennan Linsley AP
  • From the NPR Newscast: KGNU's Maeve Conran on the flooding

A huge overnight downpour that brought 4 to 7 inches of rain to the area around Boulder, Colo., has already produced "massive flooding" in the streets there, The Denver Post writes.

Even worse:

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3:06am

Thu September 12, 2013
Colorado Floods

Thursday's Updates: Intense Rains Cause Flooding, Evacuations Across Front Range Areas

SH 72 between SH 93 and Twin Spruce Road, a portion of the highway has been washed out.
CDOT

Heavy rains have caused road closures, mudslides, power outages, gas leaks and more across Boulder County and along parts of the Front Range. We're following developments.

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12:57am

Tue August 20, 2013
Environment

How Extreme Australian Rains Made Global Sea Levels Drop

Originally published on Tue August 20, 2013 7:19 am

Heavy rains in Australia in 2010 and 2011 flooded farmland and homes, like these in the Queensland state town of St. George, seen here on Feb. 7. 2011.
Sally Nicol Rigney AFP/Getty Images

Global sea level has been rising as a result of global warming, but in 2010 and 2011, sea level actually fell by about a quarter of an inch.

Scientists now say they know why: It has to do with extreme weather in Australia.

The sea level drop coincided with some of the worst flooding in that continent's history. Dozens of people died and torrents washed away houses and cars, forcing thousands from their homes.

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7:50am

Mon August 12, 2013
Manitou Springs Flooding

Cleanup And Community In The Aftermath Of Manitou Springs Flooding

Muddy boots were common with the cleanup in Manitou Springs
Andrea Chalfin KRCC

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