Tag Archives: flooding

Flooding Cuts Off Summit County Town

FLOOD-WATER-300Flooding has cut off access to the small Summit County town of Montezuma.  The Snake River overflowed its banks where a culvert was jammed with debris on Tuesday, washing away part of the road leading to Continue reading

Rio Blanco County Road Closed Due to Flooding

FLOOD-WATER-300Rio Blanco County Road 51 has been closed due to flooding.  County officials say the road, which is also known as Wyman Lake Road, is closed to highway vehicles due to the wash out of a culvert that Continue reading

Flood Watch Issued In Routt County

FLOOD-WATER-300The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for the Elk River at Routt County Road 42. Recent rainfall and continuing snow melt may cause the Elk River to reach minor flood stage Continue reading

Elk, Green and Yampa Rivers On The Rise

river floodingStrong river flows will continue for western Colorado as snow melt increases. Warm temperatures will continue for the rest of the week increasing snow melt across the region. The snow melt, along with recent rain Continue reading

Flood Advisory Continues For Elk River

FLOOD-WATER-300Recent snow melt and rainfall has caused the Elk River at County road 42 to exceed bank full levels in some locations.  Mild temperatures will result in continued rises through the remainder of this week.  Areas around the Elk River Continue reading

Flood Advisory In Routt County

river floodingThe National Weather Service has issued a Flood advisory until further notice for the Elk River  near Routt County Road 42. Recent snowmelt has caused the Elk River to exceed bank full levels in some areas. Continue reading

Steamboat Yampa River Trail Closures

river floodingThe City of Steamboat Springs Parks, Open Space and Recreational Services Department have closed sections of the Yampa River Core Trail and other local trails as high water rises this spring.  Continue reading

Bill Forgives Property Tax Payments of Those Affected By Disaster

co-state-capitol-300Colorado lawmakers reached a last-minute agreement on a bill to forgive property taxes for residents affected by massive flooding and wildfires last year.  The House gave final approval to the bill yesterday Continue reading