Tag Archives: high water

Rafters Pulled From Eagle River

Four rafters had to be rescued from the Eagle River Saturday near Edwards. The raft high centered on a rock in the middle of the river standing the rafters.  It took rescue crews a couple hours to retrieve the rafters and pull Continue reading

Be Prepared For Floods

While it’s hard to predict flooding, spring runoff in Northwest Colorado may result in high water issues through June. Temperature and precipitation levels will go a long way in determining the conditions, but local and state officials are monitoring the flows in the Yampa and Elk River and are prepared to respond in the Continue reading

Wyoming County Roads Closed Due To Flooding

Three county roads in the Farson area were closed yesterday in Sweetwater County.  The roads were closed due to flooding stemming from Saturday nights rain fall and ongoing snowmelt, which has resulted in flooding of Little Sandy Creek. Due to the high water levels county Continue reading

Steamboat Officials Remind Residents of High Water Trail Closures

STEAMBOAT-PARKS-AND-REC-300The Steamboat Parks & Community Services Department will be closing sections of the Yampa River Core Trail and other local trails as high Continue reading

Routt County High Water Plan Available Online

river floodingThe Routt County Office of Emergency Management is advising residents and businesses to prepare for high water this spring. Typically snowmelt and rainfall cause the Yampa River and its tributaries to swell close to or beyond flood 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