More Flood Articles

  • Flooding expected in southwestern Colorado

    Associated Press
    Published: Mon, Sep 22, 2014

    DURANGO — Heavy rain is expected to cause flooding in parts of southwestern Colorado before the weather clears Monday. The National Weather Service has issued an urban and small stream flood advisory for Pagosa Springs and other areas in Archuleta and Hinsdale counties through 11:30...

  • Before and After Photos: Pikes Peak region floods of 2013

    Matt Steiner and Matt Andrews, The Gazette
    Updated: Sun, Sep 14, 2014

    The 2013 storms began 
Sept. 11 and continued for the next week from El Paso County north to the Wyoming border. Raging waters spilled over the banks of most channels flowing down the mountains to the west. The torrents caused flows and catastrophes that officials said were of...

  • Sen. Mark Udall visits flooded Colorado towns

    The Associated Press
    Updated: Fri, Sep 12, 2014

    LYONS — Fighting for his political life, Colorado U.S. Sen. Mark Udall marked the one-year anniversary of last year's devastating floods by visiting two battered villages northwest of Denver while his re-election campaign continued to attack his Republican challenger for backing the...

  • Colorado floods, 1-year anniversary: Rebuilding continues after death, devastation

    By matt steiner matt.steiner@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Sep 12, 2014

    Andi Chernushin walked through her home just yards from the banks of Cheyenne Creek on Wednesday. She pointed to bare studs where walls once framed her finished basement, complete with a wine cellar and a work area for her husband, Greg. Chernushin walked on 100-year-old hardwood...

  • Gov. Hickenlooper headed to Manitou Springs as part of flood tour

    The Gazette
    Published: Fri, Sep 12, 2014

    Gov. John Hickenlooper will visit area communities affected by natural disasters as part of the Colorado United Day of Service on Saturday. Hickenlooper will begin with a tour of Royal Gorge Bridge and Park at 2:45 p.m. Friday before heading to a 6 p.m. Manitou Springs recovery...

  • Flood anniversary preview: 5 facts about Colorado flooding in September 2013

    By Matt Steiner matt.steiner@gazette.com -
    Updated: Thu, Sep 11, 2014

    This weekend marks the one-year anniversary of destructive floods that, killed 10 people, left thousands displaced and created a destruction through two dozen counties along Colorado's Front Range. Here are five facts about the floods of September 2013: 1. On Sept. 15, 2013,...

  • Governor to visit Manitou Springs, other disaster-affected areas

    By THE GAZETTE -
    Published: Thu, Sep 11, 2014

    Gov. John Hickenlooper will visit area communities affected natural disasters as part of the Colorado United Day of Service on Saturday. Hickenlooper will begin with a tour of Royal Gorge Bridge and Park at 2:45 p.m. Friday before heading to a 6 p.m. Manitou Springs recovery community...

  • Cars engulfed as rain sets record for Phoenix

    Associated Press
    Updated: Mon, Sep 8, 2014

    PHOENIX — The remnants of Hurricane Norbert pushed into the desert Southwest and swamped Phoenix with record rainfall for a single day, turning freeways into small lakes and sending rescuers scrambling to get drivers out of inundated cars. In Tucson, one woman died after her car was...

  • Gov. Hickenlooper marks anniversary of massive Colorado floods

    Associated Press
    Updated: Mon, Sep 8, 2014

    LYONS — Gov. John Hickenlooper was in Lyons on Monday to mark the anniversary of the week that massive flooding tore through Colorado last year — a natural disaster that he said showed the state's "resilience and rugged optimism." "The flooding that began nearly a year ago will be...

  • Stormwater issue to go to voters

    By matt steiner matt.steiner@gazette.com -
    Updated: Tue, Sep 2, 2014

    The El Paso County Commission on Tuesday gave final approval to a stormwater intergovernmental agreement and OK'd a ballot measure that will allow voters to decide on funding for the Pikes Peak Regional Drainage Authority, which will involve five local municipalities. Amy Lathen, who...

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