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Monday, July 28, 2014

Posts Tagged ‘Flood’

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

Larimer County Flood Information

Larimer County Flood Information

  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 ... Full Story

The Christian Right’s Failed Prophecies

The Christian Right’s Failed Prophecies

  Notable (and Hilarious) Examples of the Christian Right's Failed Prophecies   The people who claim to be the conduits of God's will are scam artists. By Adam Lee, AlterNet, January 21, 2013  | The Christian right in America, like all organized religions, claims to have a correct and exclusive understanding of God's will. To hear them tell it, the almighty creator of the universe has strong opinions about corporate tax rates, firearm ownership and what consenting ... Full Story

Disturbance at Larimer County Jail

At approximately 7:00 p.m. last night, four inmates in the high security area of the Larimer County Jail engaged in a disturbance causing the jail's Special Emergency Response Team (SERT) to be activated and a K-9 unit to be brought into the facility. The four inmates threw fecal matter throughout the common area and flooded their cells, which then caused flooding in the common area. The inmates refused numerous times to follow the commands of jail staff to lock down and stop the ... Full Story

Loveland engaged in flood planning with other agencies

Loveland engaged in flood planning with other agencies

A robust spring runoff season is expected, but Loveland officials don’t anticipate flooding from the Big Thompson River. However, city emergency management staff are working on flood planning with Larimer County and other area agencies should worst-case factors occurs. This year’s mountain snowpack is about double the average size. Should the snowpack melt rate increase dramatically due to several days of high temperatures combined with unusual amounts of rainfall, some overflow in ... Full Story

“Reflection on the River” Marks Big Thompson Flood

“Reflection on the River” Marks Big Thompson Flood Anniversary

  By Claudia Todd-Young Many people of a certain age ask each other where they were when they learned of President Kennedy’s assassination. In northern Colorado, an often more frequently asked question is “Where were you when the Big Thompson flooded?” Though 35 years have passed since the July 1976 flood, both the beautiful Colorado landscape and the hearts of those most closely affected are still scarred. “Reflection on the River,” compiled by Sharlynn Wamsley, is ... Full Story

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