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Old 09-13-2013, 12:54 AM
 
Location: Aurora, CO
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The Big Thompson @ Drake is now higher than it was the night of the 1976 Flood. Old record was 9.3 feet, it's currently at 9.44 feet and rising.

Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service: Denver/Boulder: North Fork Big Thompson River at Drake

 
Old 09-13-2013, 04:19 AM
 
Location: high plains
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so sorry for all those in harm's way and grateful for the first responders.
first the 100 year drought, then 100 year beetles/fires, then 100 year flood. is a 100 year blizzard next?
 
Old 09-13-2013, 07:07 AM
 
Location: CO
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I-25 closed at US 34 in Loveland due to flooding, More closures on I-70, US 36, etc..
 
Old 09-13-2013, 08:06 AM
 
Location: Western Colorado
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.52" of rain overnight, no flooding here. But there's SNOW on the San Juans and Cimarrons this morning.
 
Old 09-13-2013, 08:23 AM
 
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SNOW on the San Juans and Cimarrons this morning.


We'll take more of THAT! Maybe not right away, hoping that's a sign of things to come this fall/winter!
 
Old 09-13-2013, 08:42 AM
 
Location: CO
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Heard that I-25 is closed now between Hwy 7 (near Erie) through to Ft Collins. Some photos show stretches where it looks like a river.
 
Old 09-13-2013, 09:14 AM
 
Location: Aurora, CO
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Heard that I-25 is closed now between Hwy 7 (near Erie) through to Ft Collins. Some photos show stretches where it looks like a river.
The Big Thompson and Cache la Poudre rivers have both flooded I-25.
 
Old 09-13-2013, 09:31 AM
 
Location: CO
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Longmont's been cut in half by the St Vrain
 
Old 09-13-2013, 11:27 AM
 
Location: Aurora, CO
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This makes me think that US-34 through the Big Thompson Canyon is gonna be out of commission for quite some time.

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Old 09-13-2013, 12:23 PM
 
Location: Aurora, Colorado
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It's so weird to me that all of this is happening 20 minutes away from me, but where I live, the ground is dry and the sun is shining. Only in Colorado.

Feel so bad for all the people with damaged property.
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