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Friday, August 1, 2014

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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

A personal tragedy in the Thompson Canyon

A personal tragedy in the Thompson Canyon

This is a face book post by Scott Moen. His parents attempted to help Patty Goodwine in Cedar Cove and nearly lost their lives in the process. This was posted Sunday, Sept 15 Moen Carpet Cleaning and Upholstery Hello. My name is Scott Moen and I am writing with news about the woman that is presumed dead in the Big Thompson Canyon Cedar Cove area. My mother and step father were with her when the river destroyed her house. My mother was swept down the river with the debris from the ... Full Story

Video tour of Big Thompson Canyon

Go to the following link to tour the flood ravaged Loveland, Big Thompson Canyon and Estes Park Colorado with Larimer County Sheriff, Justin Smith. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W0d3j4zmnyY&feature=youtu.be

Greeley High Water Update

  Subdivision Roads Reopen Riverview Farms Subdivision, between 28th and 30th Streets and east of 1st Avenue now open to residents; 1st avenue south of 30th Street into Evans still closed.   Greeley Critical Infrastructure at 100% All Greeley critical infrastructure is operating at 100%. Includes water and sewer systems, power, etc.   Red Cross Shelter - Greeley Recreation Center Red Cross shelter (Greeley Recreation Center, 651 10th Avenue) will have ... Full Story

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