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Wednesday, September 17, 2014

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Additional Storm Mountain Access

Additional Storm Mountain Access

  September 26, 2013 The Larimer County Sheriff's Office in conjunction with the City of Fort Collins is providing residents of Storm Mountain access to Power Line Trail via the Bobcat Ridge Natural Area.  This area will only be accessible with specialized vehicles designed to handle the extremely rough terrain or by horseback or hiking in. Storm Mountain residents may obtain credentials for this access at the Larimer County Sheriff's Office at 2501 Midpoint Drive in Fort ... Full Story

Loveland Public Library closes to observe memorial for

  The Loveland Public Library will close from 9 a.m. to noon Friday, Sept. 27, to allow employees to attend a Celebration of Life for their friend and colleague Patty Goodwine, a victim of Big Thompson Canyon flooding. Goodwine, the Executive Administrative Assistant at the library for more than 34 years, was swept away by floodwaters that took her Cedar Cove home in Big Thompson Canyon between Loveland and Drake in the early hours of Sept. 13. Her memorial will be held at 10 ... Full Story

Larimer County Flood 2013 website update

Larimer County Flood 2013 website update

  The Larimer County Flood 2013 website (http://larimer.org/flooding2013/) has been updated with the following information: ******* Estes Park Disaster Assistance Center The Disaster Assistance Center (DAC) in Estes Park is now open at the Conference Center at Rocky Mountain Park Inn, 101 S. Saint Vrain Ave.  The DAC hours: - 9 a.m. - 7 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 24 - Friday, Sept. 27 - 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 28 See the Disaster Assistance Centers/Distribution ... Full Story

Donations: Cash only Starting Monday

Donations: Cash only Starting Monday

  Change in items requested and hours of operation at Donation Center Thanks to the generosity of many in our community, the City’s Donation Center is now chock-full of useful household items, furniture and dry goods that are being disseminated to area flood survivors. Beginning Monday, September 30th, residents who want to donate are asked to make a monetary donation rather than bringing in dry goods and furniture, etc. Potable water will also continue to be accepted. The Donation ... Full Story

Flood Update for September 23

  LARIMER COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE   Justin E. Smith, Sheriff One Agency           One Mission                    Public Safety   Contact:          Larimer County Sheriff's Office John Schulz Public Information Officer Public Information Office - 970-980-2501 Subject:           Larimer County Flooding Information Update Date:               9/23/2013 The first confirmed fatality of the ... Full Story

Larimer Sheriff: Sept 18 Flood Update

  Favorable weather allowed for targeted rescue operations yesterday out the areas of Storm Mountain, Glen Haven at The Retreat, Fish Creek, Idlewild, Waltonia and Pinewood Springs.  81 people were rescued by air and another 33 rescued by ground crews, for a total number of 114 rescued on September 17th.  Rescue operations remain a top priority; however, we are now gradually transitioning into an assessment/recovery mode for long term planning.  Weather today is expected to be ... Full Story

FEMA Continues to Support Response to Colorado

FEMA Continues to Support Response to Colorado Flooding

  Residents Urged to Use Caution When Returning Home, Register for FEMA Assistance WASHINGTON – The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) continues to support state and local response efforts to the flooding in Colorado through its National Watch Center in Washington and its Regional Coordination Response Center in Denver, Colo. FEMA urges residents to continue to listen carefully to instructions from their local officials and take recommended protective measures to ... Full Story

Greeley High Water: Sept 16 evening update

    Subject:  Greeley – High Water Updates   New Information: Evacuations Greeley’s mandatory evacuation order for the River Park Mobile Court located south of the Poudre River and east of 11th Avenue is lifted. Weld County’s mandatory evacuation order for the Spanish Colony neighborhood located north of the Poudre River at O Street and 25thAvenue is lifted. The voluntary evacuation for the Poudre River flood plain through Greeley, in effect since ... Full Story

Larimer County Flood Update: 6/16/2013

Larimer County Flood Update: 6/16/2013

  Despite the weather on Sunday limiting air evacuations, ground crews were able to rescue and evacuate 100 people in the Cedar Cove area. FEMA brought in two, 80-person search and rescue teams yesterday to assist with operations.  The weather is more promising today and tomorrow for air evacuation operations. LATEST INFORMATION There are 13 National Guard helicopters and 3 civilian helicopters to help with evacuations, surveillance and bringing in emergency personnel to ... Full Story

Greeley High Water Update: 10:45 Sept. 16

Greeley High Water Update: 10:45 Sept. 16

  Subject:  Greeley – High Water Updates New Information: River Levels Overnight and into this morning river levels have dropped significantly.  Anticipate fluctuations throughout the day as a result of Sunday rain along the north Front Range now reaching Greeley. Roads Reopened this morning 5th Street 4th Avenue Greeley Water Water in Greeley is safe to drink, wash, flush, etc.  No restrictions. Critical Infrastructure at 100% All Greeley ... Full Story

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