Colorado Flood 3W Report Sept 2013

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What Happened

Torrential rainfall prompted mass flooding in Colorado, causing evacuations, power outages and road closures in multiple counties including Boulder, Jefferson, Larimer and El Paso Counties. The flood has resulted in two confirmed deaths, at least nine people missing and National Guard rescue efforts. President Barack Obama signed an emergency order Thursday night September 12th, approving federal disaster aid for Boulder County (source).

The public is urged to follow the guidance of local officials regarding ongoing updates.  The information contained below provides helpful links and social media accounts for officials responding. Colorado Emergency Management provides a complete list of where to sign up for alerts for your county .

Sep 20 Update

A collection of highlights of some organizationss responding along with what the organizations are doing to support recovery efforts

Sept 16 Update
– Protective clothing and equipment should be worn to avoid skin contact and inhalation of disturbed material. All debris should be handled in a manner that will minimize exposure to any hazardous materials that could be present in the debris learn how at 

– Debris removal dumpster locations 

– Citizens should report the backup of sewage to the Emergency Call Center at 303-413-7730

– Air Quality issues – list of professionals who can help, visit and select “Indoor Air Quality.

– If you reported someone as unaccounted for previously and then learned that they are safe, please also report that to the Public Call Center as well at 303-413-7730

Source: today

Sep 15 8am Update

People Rescues – In total, 1,750 people and 300 pets were rescued through air and ground operations by the Colorado National Guard and U.S. Army division in Fort Carson, Lt. James Goff of the Colorado National Guard Public Affairs Office said Saturday evening. The flooding had spread over a 4,500-square-mile area, according to, almost as large as the state of Connecticut. Source: NBC News Sep 14 8pm 

Animal Rescues – Many reports of animals being rescued along with their owners.  A call to action for Equine volunteers and helpful links for multiple counties on what to do about pets left behind Source: Sep 15

Map of Statewide Shelters for People and animals.

Community Highlights

  • Sep 15 – Boulder – Updated Road closure information from Boulder Colorado Emergency management posted at 4:30am today 
  • Sep 15 – Jamestown – Crews have almost punched a road through to Jamestown. Will be 1 lane, emergency vehicles only. Source: @BoulderPolice
  • Sep 15 Longmont – Longmont Power & Communications Working Together With Lyons To Restore Power To Customers Around Lyons Today Source: Longmont Emergency Mgt
  • Sep 15 Larimer – Century link reporting service has been restored to Estes Park area and is coming up slowly. AT&T & Verizon have cell service going as well. Source: @Larimersheriff
  • Sep 15 Jefferson County – Road Closures update – Highway 72 is closed to all traffic from Pinecliffe on west side to Blue Mountain Drive on east side. Source: Jefferson County Sheriff Blog 


Sep 14 7:30 am Update

Today’s Flood threat – Be sure to visit and Follow Twitter feeds @COFloodUpdates and @FloodDSS for updated information. A revised forecast for flood threat will be posted  at 11 AM MDT.

Boil Water Information – Be sure to visit the CDPHE website follow @CDPHE and like for updates on information regarding public health advisories.


Sept 12 State EOC Activation (source)

The State Emergency Operations Center has been activated to a Level III providing direct support and resources to the communities impacted by the flooding in the state.  The following resources have already been assigned:

Boulder County Resource Support

  • Colorado National Guard
  • High Water Rescue Force Packages (7)
  • Blackhawks for search and rescue (2)
  • Swift water rescue teams (3)
  • Colorado Task Force I:  Search and Rescue (1)
  • OEM Field Managers (2)
  • DFPC Fire Management Officer (1)

Larimer County

  • Blackhawk for search and rescue (1)
  • OEM Field Managers (2)
  • DFPC Fire Management Officer (1)


Sept 12 Stay current with updates from the National Weather Service.

at 9:58 am MDT on Sep 12th, a flash flood watch was in effect though this evening for:

Portions of central Colorado, North Central Colorado and northeast Colorado, including the following areas, in central Colorado, Jefferson and West Douglas Counties above 6000 feet/gilpin/clear Creek/northeast Park counties below 9000 feet. In North Central Colorado, Larimer County below 6000 feet/northwest Weld County and Larimer and Boulder counties between 6000 and 9000 feet. In Northeast Colorado. Boulder and Jefferson counties below 6000 feet/west Broomfield county, Elbert/central and East Douglas Counties above 6000 feet and North Douglas County below 6000 feet/denver/west Adams and Arapahoe counties/east Broomfield County.

National & Regional Links

Colorado Emergency Management  OEM 

Colorado Flood Threat website Twitter

Colorado Flood Decision Support System Website Twitter

Boulder County Emergency Management OEM

City of Longmont Emergency Information

Larimer County Emergency Information

Commerce City Emergency Information

Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office Emergency Update

National Weather Services Current Alerts :

Red Cross Denver: 

Greeley City Government:

Emergency Numbers

Emergency contact list : Call centre: 303-413-7730

911 for emergencies
211 For Aid or assistance info (United Way)
311 for local government offices

511 for road & weather conditions on Colorado’s highways,
Road info avail dial direct (303) 639-1111
Out of state inquiries – (877)-315-7623

Boulder County Emergency Call Center – (303)-413-7730 (inquiries/information)

Larimer County – (970) 498-5500 (for missing people)

Aurora – 303-326-8780 (non-emergency concerns such as water in windows or basement)

Commerce City – 303-288-1535 for assistance

Lakewood – 303-987-5412 (city call center)

Longmont – (303) 651-8595 (info about flooding)

Longmont – (303) 651-8501 (if you need assistance with evacuation)

Loveland – (303) 962-2020 (for information about emergency services)

Lyons – (303) 776-2927 (staffed by Lifebridge Church to help Lyons evacuees reconnect with family)

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Electric: Colorado Springs Utilities : Facebook Twitter @CSUtilities

 If you have an emergency or question for Customer Service, call 719-448-4800.  For electric outage information, visit our outage map at 

Excel Energy: 100 outages, 10,622 customers affected

-Crews working and have been since late last night to ensure gas/electric systems are safe.

-Gas system buried in ground and impacted.

-Coal Creek 780 customers to Lyons and Estes – 780 customers, 634 customers in Pine Brook Hills, about 18 customers in Estes Park.

-Dillon Rd./Hwy 287 large gas line impacted by the submerged truck. Working on diverting that gas.

-If you smell gas or see downed power lines, leave immediately and call Xcel Energy.


Water:  Colorado Public Health Dept. 

Left Hand Water Website

Traditional Media and blogs

@ryanparkerdp  (Reporter for Denver Post)


Left Hand Valley Courier Website FaceBook


Colorado OEM: @COEmergency

Boulder OEM: @BoulderEOM

CU-Boulder Police:  @CUBoulderPolice

Larimer County Sheriff:   @LarimerSheriff

Larimer County:  @LarimerCounty 

City of Longmont:  @cityoflongmont

Red Cross Denver: @RedCrossDenver 

Platte Valley Fire Department @PVFPD

Aurora Police Dept @AuroraPD

City of Aurora @AuroraGov

Aurora Fire Dept @AuroraFireDpt

Commerce City @CommerceCityCO

Adams County Gov @adamscountygov

Jefferson County Sheriff @Jeffcosheriffco

Colorado Dept of Transportation @ColoradoDOT

Denver Police @DenverPolice

Greeley @greeleygov


Co Pets 1st Response @COPetEmergency

Dumb Friends League @DDFL

Humane Society Boulder @HumaneBoulder

Dobby Dogs Mom @PoochAndClaws


Hashtag:  #COflood, #COwx, #copets

Micro tags:
–Boulder specific – #boulderflood

–Longmont specific – #longmontflood

–Ft Collins specific – #ftcollinsflood

–Lyons specific – #lyonsflood

–Jefferson County – #jeffcoflood and #CCCF (Coal Creek Canyon Flood)

–Adams County – #adamscoflood

Event Tag:  #WaldoFlood and #WaldoFloods is being used in some areas


Maps and Situational awareness reports

Situational reports, crisismaps, advanced search queries, geofeedia,

Colorado Emergency Management report on Larimer and Jefferson County

Denver Current Weather Watches

Boulder OEM Situation Report Emergency status 

Coal Creek Canyon Google Flood Map

Larimer County  Situation Report Emergency Status

Larimer County Map of blocked roads
Larimer County Current 
Weather Watches

Longmont – evacuation, shelter, flood area map (updated 12:30pm, Sep 12)

Aurora – flood map (updated 3:00pm, Sep 12)

Lakewood CO Lena Gulch with Maple Resevoir 

Jefferson County – Flood Information Map (updated 9:00pm, Sep 12)

Colorado Rivers – map of flood stage of rivers (updated 9:04pm, Sep 12)

Colorado Flood Resources Map

Google Crisis Map

Greeley – Floodway & Floodplain Map

Colorado Dept of Transportation – COtrip

ESRI Colorado Flooding Impact Map


Find Hospital – iTriage app ties directly to HHS.Gov data feed of hospitals, clinics, etc.

Red Cross First Aid app 

Find Hotels from

Find Shelter Red Cross Shelter App

Find Road Conditions Colorado DOT – CDOT Mobile App

Colorado Emergency Alerts 

GasBuddy App to Find Gas near me 



Triage app ‘find hospital’
Hospital list Colorado 


12 September Boil Water Advisory for Lyons
Red Cross Open Shelters  or contact red cross directly see Red Cross section below.  You can also dial 211 for information and help for other services such as food, shelter, clothing, and other non-urgent needs.


Adams and Arapahoe Counties

Sept 12

Commerce City:  Adams City High School, 7200 Quebec Parkway

Aurora: Salvation Army Evacuation Center, 802 Quari Cour, Aurora (nearest intersection is Del Mar and Peoria st)

Boulder County,

Sept 14 (3:19pm)

Eldorado Springs evacuation notice. Residents are told to head to the barn at 2875 County Road 67.

List of evacuation centres (as of 8:00 pm, Sep 12)

Allenspark:  Highlands Presbyterian Camp & Retreat, 1306 Business Highway 7, Allenspark


–YMCA of Boulder Valley, 2850 Mapleton Ave, Boulder

–St Aidan’s Episcopal Church, 2425 Colorado, Boulder, (303) 443-2503

Erie: Erie Community Center, 450 Powers, Erie

Jamestown: Jamestown Elementary School, 111 Mesa St, Jamestown

Lafayette: Bob L Burger Recreation Center, 111 Baseline Rd, Lafayette


–St Vrain Memorial Building, 700 Longs Peak Ave, Longmont (Longs Peak Ave & Coffman St)

–Silver Creek High School, 4901 Nelson Rd, Longmont

–Mead High School, 12750 County Road 7, Longmont

–Lifebridge Christian Church, 10345 Ute Hwy, Longmont, (303) 776-2927 (evacuees from Lyons being sent here; pets ok if in crates)

Lyons: (town being evacuated Sep 13 to Longmont)

–Lyons Elementary School, 338 High St Lyons (Closed, relocated to Lifebridge Christian Church, Longmont)

Nederland: Nederland Community Center, 750 Colorado Highway 72 N. , Nederland

Niwot: Niwot High School, 8989 Niwot, Niwot (pets ok if in crates)

Denver County

Sept 12

Denver:  Evie Dennis Elementary School, 4800 Telluride St, Denver (closed Thurs night, Sep 12)

El Paso County

Sept 13

Manitou Springs:  First Congressional Church, 103 Pawnee Ave, Manitou Springs.

Larimer County, list of evacuation centres

Sept 14

Fort Collins:

Timberline Church, 2908 S Timberline Rd, Fort Collins

–Tavelli Elementary School, 1118 Miramont Dr, Fort Collins

Loveland: Thompson Valley Schools Admin Bldg, 1800 S. Taft Avenue


–Lyons Elementary – North of High Street on 4th.

–Pinewood Springs Fire Dept, 61 Kiowa Rd, Lyons

Estes Park: Mountain View Bible Fellowship, Highway 7 and Peak View Drive (970-586-3395)

Jefferson County

Sept 12

Arvada:  Arvada Senior High School, 7951 West 65th Ave, Arvada, (303) 982-0162


Sept 14

Use Text messaging or update your social media status if voice lines are busy.  

Contact Red Cross or use their Safe and Well website to list/ locate missing family members or list yourself as safe 

Larimer County – (970) 498-5500 (Taking information on missing people)

Red Cross

Red Cross Denver ‏ @RedCrossDenver
Red Cross Mile High Region Headquarters

444 Sherman St

Denver, CO 80203

Telephone: (303) 722-7474

Fax: (303) 722-7588

Pikes Peak Red Cross ‏@PPRedCross

Pikes Peak Chapter Headquarters

1040 S. 8th Street

Colorado Springs, CO 80905

Telephone: (719) 632-3563

Fax: (719) 632-0206


Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.


General Volunteering – register and they will call you if they need you

Boulder County Flood Recovery Hub – register if you have a need or if you want to volunteer.

Animal Specific Volunteering

Fleet of Angels is in need of experienced equine rescue volunteers –Website or Facebook

Help Colorado Now

Donations (In kind or physical donation needs)

Please do not bring supplies to fire stations, police, etc. Volunteer Update 

To Volunteer or for information on donations visit Help Colorado Now Website

Colorado Volunteer Center Network Website

Boulder County

Urgent Needs Information


Rocky Mountain Arsenal Wildlife Refuge Irondale Commerce City dam failure at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal Wildlife Refuge. The embankment is holding back a large amount of water, said to be 300 yards wide, three-fourths of a mile long and 15 to 20 feet deep. Photo

Lakewood CO – Maple Grove Reservoir: Lena Gulch map will help show area that received a pre-evacuation notice.

Sept 12 10:45pm Boulder OEM ‏@BoulderOEM Barker Dam currently is not full, still has plenty of capacity EOC is monitoring and it is structurally sound #boulderflood

Transportation, Infrastructure and Road Conditions:

Below are lists of conditions for various counties and towns impacted by road conditions. Call 511 or visit for more information in your area.

Boulder County
(City data source)

Boulder County

Jamestown Website

Sep 14 The National Guard also was evacuating the entire population — 285 people — from the town of Jamestown by helicopter, CNN affiliate KCNC-TV reported. source CNN

Sept 13,

Detailed map of Boulder County road closures. All Boulder County residents are asked to stay inside and off the roads tonight and tomorrow. Driving conditions are dangerous and roads are impassable in many areas.

City of Boulder 
Sept 12

Video & Photo links
Photo Gallery 
Daily Camera
Boulder Creek bridge 
As of 12:30 pm local time All Boulder County parks, trails and open space have been closed.

Roads closures via (new updated map Sep 13,10:12am) 

Public safety crews responded to submerged vehicles on Dillon Road 0.2 miles east of 287. Three individuals were pull out of an upside down vehicle. They were transported to a local hospital with minor injuries. The occupants of the other vehicles managed to escape the water.

City of Lafayette




Sept 13

Horizon Avenue from Majestic Drive to Panorama Point

South 120th Street from Commerce Court to South Boulder Road

Sep 12 Lafayette Regional Trails closed until further notice 

Town of Lyons


Sept 13

Highway 66 from North 75th Street to Lyons

US 36 from Lyons into Larimer County

9:00am — Because of flood waters and road damage there is no safe access in or out of Lyons. The Colorado National Guard is assisting with the voluntary evacuation of the Town of Lyons. Residents seeking to be evacuated will be transported with tactical vehicles to LifeBridge Church in North Longmont. We are asking people who are looking for family or friends in Lyons to not go to the evacuation site. Volunteers and staff will be taking names of evacuees as they arrive.  Starting at 9:30 today, LifeBridge Church will staff a public phone bank at 303-776-2927 to help Lyons evacuees reconnect with their family members.  The Public Call Center number for Boulder/Boulder County is still 303-413-7730. The National Guard will address details on Lyons evacuation at the 10 a.m. media briefing. If you are in immediate danger please call 9-1-1.

Sept 12 9:30 am News Channel 7 photo of flooded treatment plant via Randall Burton 

Public Health Advisory for Lyons to boil water order issued via Boulder Office of Emergency Management

Longmont pop 86k  

Website Note that the website may be experiencing issues – slow load



UPDATE Sep 13 10:30am Longmont Power & Communications is working to restore power to those areas still with outages. While accessibility is still limited in some locations, crews are dispatched as water recedes. source:

UPDATE Sept 13, 5:25am: Longmont cut in half, evacuations requested

Longmont Disaster DeclarationPDF

Areas of evacuation map (Sept 12, 9:36 pm)

Road closures:

Airport Road from Fordham Street to Diagonal Highway 119

Airport Road from Rogers Road to 17th Avenue

Airport Road from St. Vrain Creek to 9th Avenue

Boston Avenue from Hover Road to Price Road

Bowen Street at 2nd Avenue, south to Boston Road

County Road 1 at the St Vrain River

Diagonal Highway 119 from Fordham to Hover

Gay Street at 2nd Avenue south to Boston Road

Hover Street from Nelson Road to 9th Avenue

Hover Street from Rogers Road to 3rd Avenue

Hover Street and southbound lanes of Highway 119 headed south towards Boulder

Hygiene Road from North 75th Street to Main Street (US 287)

Ken Pratt Boulevard between Diagonal Highway 119 and Hover Street

Main Street (US 287) from Ken Pratt Boulevard to Boston Avenue

Main Street (US 287) from 3rd Street to Ken Pratt Boulevard

Missouri Avenue from Pike Street to Main Street (US 287)

North 75th Street at Coyote Trail

Price Road from 2nd Avenue to Boston Road

Roads parallel to the St Vrain River

South Pratt Parkway from 3rd Avenue to Missouri Avenue

Sunset Street from Boston Avenue to Donovan Drive

Sunset Street from Nelson Road to 3rd Avenue

Ute Highway at 75th Street

Ute Highway from 75th Street to McCall Drive

Sept 12, 7:38 pm: Map of road closures

Sept 12, 9:06 am 

North and south bound 75th St. at the St. Vrain River

North and south County Line Road 1 at the St. Vrain River

East and west bound Pike Road between Highway 287 and Hover St.

North and south bound – S. Pratt St at Missouri Ave (Left Hand Creek)

North and south bound – S. Sunset St at Left Hand Creek

Sept 12, 12:59pm

Mandatory evacuations along the St. Vrain river corridor and the Southmoor Park neighborhood.  7k people evac from 12 neighborhoods

The following roads are closed:

  • 75th St. between Nelson Rd. and Hygiene Rd. (17th Ave)
  • Airport Rd. between Rogers Rd and 17th Ave
  • Hover Rd. between Nelson Rd. and 9th Ave
  • Sunset St. between Nelson Rd and 3rd Ave
  • Boston Ave, between Hover Rd and Price Rd.
  • Price Rd., between 2nd Ave and Boston Rd.
  • Gay St. at 2nd Ave, south to Boston Rd.
  • Bowen St. at 2nd Ave, south to Boston Rd.
  • S. Pratt Parkway, 3rd Ave to Missouri Ave
  • Missouri Ave, between Pike St. and Main St.
  • Main St., 3rd Ave to Ken Pratt Blvd.
  • Martin St., between 3rd Ave and Ken Pratt Blvd.
  • Ken Pratt Blvd., between 119th St and Hover Rd.
  • 119th St. at the St. Vrain River
  • County Road 1 at the St. Vrain River
  • Any road parallel to the St. Vrain River

Vance Brand Airport – Closed

Museum and Cultural Center – Closed

Library will be cancelling all evening programs

Erie, pop 18k

Sept 13

Lookout Road from North 109th Street to North 115th Street

North 119th from Kenosha Road to Jasper Road


Sept 13

Crane Hollow Road from Hygiene Road to St Vrain Road

Hygiene Road from North 75th Street to Crane Hollow Road

North 75th Street from St. Vrain Road to Hygiene Road

North 75th Street from Nelson Road to Hygiene Road


Sept 13

North 95th Street from Valmont Road to Lookout Road

Broomfield County

Sept 13

South 120th Street at Dillon Road

Jefferson County

Sept 13

Coal Creek Canyon Drive at SH 93

Coal Creek Canyon Road (Highway 72) from Skyline Drive to Blue Mountain Road

Larimer County

(City Data Source)

Larimer County  Emergency Info Updates

Sept 12 7:48am “Emergency notifications were sent to 598 contacts in the Big Thompson Area off Highway 34 because water levels are expected to rise as water is released from the Olympus Dam. At this time, we do not expect any additional problems because of the added water flow in the Big Thompson area but residents in the Big Thompson Canyon are asked to be prepared to evacuate or seek higher ground should conditions change” Source

Sept 12 Road Impacts: Road collapse: The eastbound lane of Highway 34 in Big Thompson Canyon at mile marker 74.5 has collapsed.  The westbound lane has a large crack through it and has become unstable and at this time the road is completely impassable.  Highway 34 remains closed from the Dam Store up to Estes Park. Source

Road closures:

Hwy 14 Poudre Canyon from Ted’s Place to Stove Prairie Road

Hwy 34 from the Dam Store to Estes Park

Hwy 36 from Lyons to Estes Park

CR 47 from Hwy 36

Stove Prairie Road (CR27) from Hwy 14 to Rist Canyon Rd

CR43 from Glen Haven to Hwy 34 (Drake)

CR 23 from CR 50E to CR 52E

CR54E from CR 25E

CR52E at Watson Lake

Adams County

Commerce City:

Sept 12, 2:00pm

Residents are ordered to immediately evacuate the following area:

South Border: E. 64th Avenue

East Border: Holly Street

Northwest Border: State Highway 2

Everyone in this area needs to leave now. Do not stay.

Residents must evacuate to Adams City High School, 7200 Quebec Parkway. Residents should head north to E. 72nd Avenue and east to Quebec Parkway.

Emergency Responders are in the neighborhood now notifying residents and monitoring the situation. FirstCall is being deployed through ADCOM for community notification. Red Cross is assisting at the shelter. Call 911 if you need assistance to evacuate.

Residents can call 911 for emergencies or 303-288-1535 for assistance.

Animals in Disaster

Emergency Animal Shelters

Adams County:

Sept 13

Adams County Animal Shelter, 10705 Fulton St, Brighton.  Accepting animals from people evacuated in Adams County and/or Commerce City.  (303) 288-3294.

Boulder County:

Sept 14

— Humane Society of Boulder Valley, 2323 55th St, Boulder – taking pets for families evacuating to the YMCA or other evacuation centers.  Residents can contact dispatch at 303-441-3333 with a pet evacuation emergency.  Accepting dogs, cats and other small animals.  For any other inquiries or information, please call the Emergency Call Center at 303-413-7730.

— Boulder County Fairgrounds, Longmont, open for large animal evacuations. (Update: Sep 12, 7:00pm – Fairgrounds closed due to flooding.  Large animals should shelter in place)

Boulder County Animal Control – If you were evacuated and had to leave your animal at home, please contact our Call Center at 303-413-7730 to place an Animal Evacuation request.  Please give them a good description of the animal(s), location of leashes or crates, access into the house, and a current contact phone number.  They are also taking evacuation requests for livestock.

Longmont Humane Society, 9595 Nelson Road, Longmont.  Phone: 303-772-1232 extension 248 for the front desk. .

Niwot – people shelter at Niwot High School, 8989 Niwot, allowing evacuees to bring pets if in crates.

Longmont – Lifebridge Christian Church, 10345 Ute Hwy, Longmont, (303) 776-2927 (evacuees from Lyons being sent here; pets ok if in crates)

Douglas County:

Sept 13

Douglas County Fairground, 500 Fairgrounds Rd, Castle Rock (accepting large animals).

–Twisted Trail Ranch, 2096 E Frontage Rd., Castle Rock. (contact either Nancy 303-249-0363, Ann 720-480-6072, or Brooke 303-931-5708. We do have a couple trailers available if livestock can be transported or led to a safe pick up location. There is a furnished cat room, and place for dogs, goats, etc.)        

El Paso County:

Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region, 610 Abbot Lane, Colorado Springs (accepting animals and also assisting in rescues) (719) 473-1741

Jefferson County:

Sept 13

Jefferson County Fairgrounds, 15200 W 6th Ave, Service Rd, Golden open for large animals.

Larimer County:

Sept 14

Estes Park – Animal Medical Center, 1260 Manford Ave, Estes Park,  (970) 586-6898 (accepting small animals)

Estes Park – Fairgrounds at Stanley Park, 170 MacGregor Avenue, Estes Park,  (970)-586-5331 (taking large animals)

Fort Collins – Larimer County Humane Society – providing shelter for small animals at County evacuation center, 800 S. Taft Ave, Loveland.  Humane Society also housing small mammals and barnyard fowl at its Fort Collins facility.  Call 970-226-3647.

Fort Collins – Aspen Grove Veterinary Care, 2633 S. College Ave, Fort Collins, (970) 416-0232 (taking evacuated pets depending on available space) Facebook

Loveland – The Ranch, in partnership with the Larimer County Sheriff’s Office, is providing space for larger animals.  5280 Arena Circle, Loveland, 970-619-4000.

Loveland – VCA Specialty Hospital, (970) 278-0668 (boarding evacuated pets)

Weld County:

Sept 12

Firestone area – contact Community Service Officer Michelle Powers (303) 419-8747

List of Animal Shelters

List of Veterinarians

List of Wildlife Rescues/rehabilitators

Search dogs information
Front Range Rescue Dogs

Lost & Found Pets

Fakes &

Sep 12 #fake

Video and photos

Sep 12 Boulder Creek at Arapahoe via iReporter

Sep 12 Photos and Videos via Channel 7

Sep 12 man rescued from flood car via The Weather Channel
Sep 12 
Denver Post Gallery via Denver Post
Sep 12 
Photo Slide Show  via Channel 9

Sep 12 Denver Twitter Photo Stream
Sep 12 287 & Dillon Road washed out 
Broomfield CO via Denver Post

Sep 12 #Jamestown CO Landslide