Larimer County

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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1:06pm

Mon September 16, 2013
Colorado Flood

Helicopters Resume Colorado Flood Evacuation Operations

File Photo: UH-60 Blackhawk used for medical evac operations
Colorado National Gaurd

10:47am

Mon September 16, 2013
Health & Environment

Colorado Floods Prompt Water Concerns, Advisories

Although Greeley's drinking water supply is safe, these shelves of bottled water were nearly empty at one King Sooper's store Saturday night
Erin O'Toole KUNC

County officials are telling people to avoid floodwaters, which may be contaminated with sewage and contain unseen hazards such as nails. Some communities in Boulder and Weld counties, including Lyons, Firestone and Frederick, are under boil water advisories.

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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.

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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.

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