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Larimer County Flood Information

 

Big Thompson Indian Village Big Thompson Indian Village. Photo courtesy of City of Loveland

 

 

Subject:           Larimer County Flooding Information Update

Date:               9/15/2013

With additional rain falling today the primary focus continues to be life safety and assessing conditions related to public safety resources. FEMA is bringing in two, 80-person search and rescue teams today to assist with operations. A Type II team arrived yesterday with 50 additional people to help with planning, coordination and resource allocation for all areas of Larimer County.

LATEST INFORMATION

EVACUATION AREAS/SHELTERS

                        Thompson Valley School Administration Building in Loveland – 800 S. Taft Avenue

                        Lyons Elementary School in Lyons – North of High Street on 4th

                        Pinewood Springs Fire Department in Lyons – 61 Kiowa Road

                        Mountain View Bible Fellowship in Estes Park – Highway 7 at Peak View Drive

                        Tavelli Elementary in Fort Collins – 1118 Miramont Drive

                        Timberline Church in Fort Collins – 2908 South Timberline Road

 

The National Guard is assisting with traffic control and roadblocks. In addition to the numerous county road closures, the following Main Roads remain closed in Larimer County:

**I25 is now OPEN in both directions from Denver to Wyoming State Line**

** U.S. 287 is now open in Fort Collins from MM 347 to MM348**

 For a complete list of County Road closures, please refer to the website:

http://larimer.org/roads/road_closures.cfm [1]

For a complete list of road closures State wide, a web page has been set up at: www.coloradodot.info/travel/colorado-flood-highway-updates.

BUILDING/ROAD SAFETY

FINDING MISSING FRIENDS AND FAMILY

ROAD CONDITIONS

PHONE/SOCIAL MEDIA INFORMATION

www.larimersheriff.org

www.larimer.org/emergency

www.larimer.org/flooding2013/ [2]

EVACUEE AND MEDIA BRIEFINGS

*Media Briefings will continue to be held daily at 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. at the Larimer County Sheriff’s Office until further notice.*

BASIC SAFETY TIPS