The following two pictures are from this link:
“We’ve asked people in low-lying areas all through the county to evacuate … “
(Emergency Management spokesman).
Here’s a four minute video, guy getting rescued from his car overturned in a river …
Flash flood warnings, mudslides, rockslides, flooding basements and homes, flooded streets, submerged cars, roads washed out / collapsed, 3 souls died, evacuations … Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/weather/2013/09/12/3-dead-in-colorado-floods/?test=latestnews#ixzz2eeTaA3LJ
My family lives at 8800 feet elevation, and we are not close to any rivers. We do have a small creek that runs down from above through our woods, continuing on down the mountain. I was out there tonight digging that creek a bit deeper and wider, because we get “ground water” that seeps up into our basement.
As an old mentor of mine would say every once in a great while …