Flooding

12:12pm

Fri June 10, 2011
Flooding Threat

Colorado Receives Watershed Protection Funds

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Colorado is one of five states splitting up $3 million in emergency funding from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to help repair any flood damage caused by this year’s record mountain snowpack.

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1:13pm

Tue June 7, 2011
Flooding Threat

Cooler Temps ‘Buys Time’ with Mountain Flooding

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Flooding continues to be a concern even as temperatures that have been in the upper 80s and 90s return to more seasonal highs.

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9:54pm

Wed June 1, 2011
Local

Larimer County Officials Discuss Flood Planning in LaPorte

Hundreds gathered in LaPorte to discuss possible flooding in the coming weeks. This resident reviews a flood plain map to determine if his home in danger.
Grace Hood

The Larimer County Sheriff’s Department and other agencies met with LaPorte residents last night about possible flooding along the Poudre River. But there are a lot of unknown variables that are making planning difficult.

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1:34pm

Tue May 31, 2011
Flooding Threat

Flood Threat Rises in Northwest Colorado

Flooding along Gore Creek in June 2010.
Colorado Water Conservation Board

The risk of flooding from mountain snowpack is expected to pick up this week as temperatures climb to some of the highest of the season.

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2:45pm

Tue May 24, 2011
Flooding Threat

Weekend Temperatures Could Increase Mountain Flooding

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The northeastern plains of Colorado are under a Flash Flood Watch through Wednesday morning. Heavy, slow-moving storms could drop between 2 to 4 inches rain. The cooler weather is also delaying the flood threat from snowmelt – but not for much longer.

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