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Northern Colorado flood warning through weekend

By: Associated Press
May 29, 2014 Updated: May 29, 2014 at 10:18 am
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photo - A truck braves the flooded water on 6th Avenue north of 3rd Street Wednesday, May 28, 2014 in Greeley, Colo. The Poudre River near Greeley was at nearly 9 feet, above the 8-foot flood stage, Wednesday morning, but receding. (AP Photo/The Greeley Tribune, Joshua Polson)
A truck braves the flooded water on 6th Avenue north of 3rd Street Wednesday, May 28, 2014 in Greeley, Colo. The Poudre River near Greeley was at nearly 9 feet, above the 8-foot flood stage, Wednesday morning, but receding. (AP Photo/The Greeley Tribune, Joshua Polson) 

GREELEY — A flood warning for the Poudre (POO'-dur) River near Greeley has been extended through Sunday.

National Weather Service says the river was still nearly a foot above flood stage at 8.8 feet on Thursday morning. In addition, continued warm weather and expected rainfall Thursday and Friday could make the problem worse.

The river's rise is expected to be gradual, with no flash flooding predicted.

The flooding has caused several road closures in Weld County.

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