The webcams in and around Estes Park, Colo., are getting back on line. The controllable webcam that overlooks the town from the top of the tram is probably the most useful, but there are several caveats. It requires Java and a 64-bit browser (does not work with Chrome). You’ll have to scroll down slightly on … Continue reading Estes Park area webcams getting back on line
I’ve been browsing news sources for some late updates on the Colorado floods, rescues, clean-up, etc. Nothing really good to report. The rain continues. The rescues continue — although some 17 National Guard helicopters are grounded today because of the low ceiling and lousy visibility. Some reports now say 5 people dead, 1 missing and … Continue reading Boulder flooding: An unexpected report
This photo appeared in a Yahoo News gallery of Colorado flood photos. Judging from the context, it was taken in or near Boulder on September 12, at the height of the storms and flooding. I can’t figure out what it is but at first, second, and even third glance, it looks for all the world … Continue reading Boulder flooding: Can you tell what this is?
From a downtown Denver webcam that faces northwest, the ominous leading edge of our next big storm is obvious. It has been sunny all afternoon in north Denver, but at 4:30 pm we started getting new storm and flash flood warnings. The storm is currently dropping heavy rain and hail across south Denver, Aurora, and … Continue reading Denver: Here comes the rain again
Update, Sept. 22: Two routes into Estes Park are now open to all traffic: (1) Trail Ridge Road, weather permitting, and (2) the Peak-to-Peak Scenic Byway from Black Hawk / Central City. Closed indefinitely are Hwy 72 through Coal Creek Canyon, Hwy 119 from Boulder to Nederland, Lefthand Canyon from Boulder to Ward, Hwy 7 … Continue reading In Estes Park: Hwy 66 failing as Hwy 7 reopens
Not sure how they got posted with communications down now, but they did. Here’s a sampling of YouTube videos of the flooding in Estes Park, Colo. For more videos, see Estes Park Flood 2013 on YouTube. RELATED POSTS: Flooding in Estes Park; webcams out of commission (piedtype.com) Unprecedented flooding along Colorado’s Front Range (piedtype.com) Continue reading Estes Park flooding (videos)
Update, Sept. 22: Two routes into Estes Park are now open to all traffic: (1) Trail Ridge Road, weather permitting, and (2) the Peak-to-Peak Scenic Byway from Black Hawk / Central City. Closed indefinitely are Hwy 72 through Coal Creek Canyon, Hwy 119 from Boulder to Nederland, Lefthand Canyon from Boulder to Ward, Hwy 7 from … Continue reading Flooding in Estes Park; webcams, phones down
Flooding in Colorado. I don’t know how detailed the national news has been because I’ve been watching the local stations. Wall-to-wall coverage of wall-to-wall water. Flooding in low areas across the entire Denver metro, including some homes less than a mile from my house. Flooding in many areas of Broomfield, Boulder, Longmont, Lyons, Estes Park, … Continue reading Unprecedented flooding along Colorado’s Front Range