Flooding

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

Creative Commons

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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2:41pm

Wed May 11, 2011
Environment

Spring Rain Increases Flood Danger in Four Mile Canyon Burn Area

Four Mile Canyon burn area.
Kirk Siegler

Boulder County officials are in “wait and see” mode as a spring storm brings rain and snow to the area burned by last September’s Four Mile Canyon wildfire. The moisture is welcome in many parts of the Front Range but it could trigger mudslides and other problems in the burn area.

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1:08pm

Tue May 10, 2011
Flooding

Counties Prepare for Potential Flooding as Snow Melts

Rocky Mountains
photo by Robin Kanouse Flickr

Record snow levels in parts of Colorado have many county emergency officials bracing for potential flooding as temperatures warm across the state. 

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10:18am

Wed May 4, 2011
Snowpack

Snow in Northern Colorado at Record Levels in May

Snow along Mummy Range
Photo by Joseph Mark Jarvis Flickr

Federal agriculture officials are reporting record snowpack levels across northern Colorado. 

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