Northern Colorado


Thu September 19, 2013
Business Report

Floodwaters Likely To Dampen Northern Colorado Economy

Flooding in Estes Park near Riverside and Ivy, Sept. 13.
Kevin Beaty Flickr - Creative Commons


Wed September 18, 2013
Colorado Flood

Uncertainty Follows Floodwaters For Tourism Dependent Estes

A disappearing road shown just outside Estes Park
Luke Runyon KUNC

The town of Estes Park was dealt a harsh blow in the recent rain and subsequent flooding that hit Colorado’s Front Range. The town is still essentially cut off, with few ways in and out. For a town dependent on tourism, limited access means fewer dollars being spent.

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Wed September 18, 2013
Colorado Flood

Media Capture First Glimpse Of Big Thompson Canyon Destruction

Members of the media were led on a tour of the Big Thompson Canyon late Tuesday.
Grace Hood KUNC

Piles of wooden debris laced with flip flops, prescription pill bottles and Styrofoam cluttered Highway 34 near the mouth of the Big Thompson Canyon. The scene is hidden behind Army National Guard barricades, and was shown to the media for the first time Tuesday night.

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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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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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