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Flash Flood Warnings In Effect for Weld and Larimer Counties [UPDATED 12:51 PM]

Flooding in Estes Park
Thanks to Jessica McCormick, Estes Park

Flash flood warnings for Weld and Larimer Counties today.

UPDATE: 12:37 PM

EVACUATIONS HAVE BEEN ORDERED FOR BIG THOMPSON CANYON WEST OF LOVELAND DUE TO RISK OF RISING WATER. SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES ARE ASKING THAT YOU AVOID BOTH HIGHWAYS 34 AND 36

UPDATE: 12:20 p.m.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED A FLOOD WARNING FOR THE BIG THOMPSON RIVER NEAR LOVELAND AFFECTING LARIMER COUNTY UNTIL 2:45PM

*PRECAUTION/PREPAREDNESS: DO NOT DRIVE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY AS WATER DEPTH CAN BE MISLEADING AND BE TOO DEEP TO ALLOW YOUR VEHICLE TO CROSS… TURN AROUND-DO NOT DROWN.

*THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES UNTIL THIS EVENING OR UNTIL THE STREAM FALLS BELOW FLOOD STATE AS OF AN HOUR AGO THE FLOOD STREAM WAS AT 7.2 FEET, THE FLOOD STAGE IS 6.0. THE RIVER IS EXPECTED DROP BELOW THE FLOOD STAGE BY THIS EVENING UNLESS ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINS OCCUR

*SYLVAN DALE RANCH NEAR CEDAR COVE IS FLOODED, WATER HAS ALSO FLOODED SEVERAL HOUSES WEST OF MARIANNA BUTTE

IN ADDITION THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DENVER HAS ISSUED A FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR MOST OF THE FRONT RANGE UNITL SEPTEMBER 13TH AT 06:00 AM MDT

*MAJOR FLOODING AND FLASH FLOODING EVENTS ARE ONGOING

UPDATE: 7:13 a.m

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DENVER HAS ISSUED A FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR…

LARIMER COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL COLORADO UNTIL 1000 AM MDT

* AT 702 AM MDT…DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE

WARNED AREA. RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 5 INCHES OF RAIN HAVE IN SOME AREAS. FLASH FLOODING WILL CONTINUE.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE…HIGH PARK BURN AREA…ESTES PARK…PINGREE PARK…GLEN HAVEN…POUDRE PARK…MISHAWAKA… DRAKE…TRAIL RIDGE…BUCKHORN MOUNTAIN AND RUSTIC.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLASH FLOODING OF CREEKS…STREAMS…ROADS AND CULVERTS IN THE HIGH PARK BURN AREA. SOME AREAS AFFECTED INCLUDE:

RIST CANYON…BUCKHORN CREEK…REDSTONE CANYON…STOVE PRAIRIE…AND GULCHES DRAINING INTO THE POUDRE CANYON ALONG HIGHWAY 14. ROCK SLIDES OR DEBRIS FLOWS CAN ALSO BE EXPECTED ACROSS ROADS IN THE BURN AREA.

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM THIS STORM WILL CAUSE FLASH FLOODING OF CREEKS AND STREAMS…ROADS AND ROADSIDE CULVERTS. THE HEAVY RAINS COULD ALSO TRIGGER ROCK SLIDES OR DEBRIS FLOWS IN STEEP TERRAIN. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND NOW. ACT QUICKLY TO PROTECT YOUR LIFE. STAY AWAY OR BE SWEPT AWAY. RIVER BANKS AND CULVERTS CAN BECOME UNSTABLE AND UNSAFE.

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UPDATE 6:52 a.m.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DENVER HAS ISSUED A FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR…SOUTHWESTERN WELD COUNTY IN NORTHEAST COLORADO UNTIL 945 AM MDT.

AT 651 AM MDT…AT 649 AM MDT…DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED LIGHT TO MODERATE RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. UP TO 7 INCHES OF RAIN MAY HAVE FALLEN OVERNIGHT JUST EAST OF A FIRESTONE TO FREDERICK LINE TO NEAR FORT LUPTION. FLASH FLOODING IS CONTINUING.

SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE…

BRIGHTON…FIRESTONE…FREDERICK…FORT LUPTON…DACONO…MEAD AND PLATTEVILLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND NOW. ACT QUICKLY TO PROTECT YOUR LIFE. EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS…HIGHWAYS AND UNDERPASSES. ADDITIONALLY… COUNTRY ROADS AND FARMLANDS ALONG THE BANKS OF CREEKS…STREAMS AND OTHER LOW LYING AREAS ARE SUBJECT TO FLOODING. STAY AWAY OR BE SWEPT AWAY. RIVER BANKS AND CULVERTS CAN BECOME UNSTABLE AND UNSAFE.

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UPDATE 6:09 a.m.

…THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DENVER HAS ISSUED A FLOOD WARNING FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN COLORADO…

  • SOUTH PLATTE RIVER AT HENDERSON AFFECTING ADAMS COUNTY.
  • SOUTH PLATTE RIVER NEAR KERSEY AFFECTING WELD COUNTY.
  • SOUTH PLATTE RIVER NEAR WELDONA AFFECTING MORGAN COUNTY.
  • SOUTH PLATTE RIVER NEAR BALZAC AFFECTING LOGAN…MORGAN AND WASHINGTON COUNTIES.

RAIN WILL CONTINUE TODAY ESPECIALLY ALONG THE FRONT RANGE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR HAS BEEN REPORTED. ALL INTERESTED PARTIES SHOULD TAKE NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS IMMEDIATELY.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN DENVER HAS ISSUED A FLOOD WARNING FOR THE SOUTH PLATTE RIVER NEAR KERSEY FROM THIS EVENING TO LATE FRIDAY NIGHT.

  • AT 5:30 AM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 6.2 FEET.
  • FLOOD STAGE IS 10.0 FEET.
  • MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST.
  • FORECAST…RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY THIS EVENING AND CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 11.5 FEET BY FRIDAY MORNING. THE RIVER WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY FRIDAY EVENING.
  • IMPACT…AT 11.5 FEET…SOUTHERN SECTIONS OF HARDIN ARE FLOODED.

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