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Flood Conditions Update 9/13, 1:55 p.m.

This press release was posted 1,468 days ago and may contain inaccurate information.
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The most recent information regarding the flooding status of the city follows:
• County Road 5 is closed southbound at Harmony Road.

• The Larimer County Humane Society is able to temporarily board dogs, cats, small mammals and barnyard fowl. Large animals are being taken to The Ranch. If questions, please call 970-226-3647 ext. 7.

• Correction: US Highway 287 is open on the Colorado side yet closed from the Cheyenne WY border to Laramie.

• The Red Cross is opening a second shelter at 3 p.m. at Tavelli Elementary School located at 1118 Miramont Dr.

• Xcel reporting several issues in Fort Collins. The Poudre Valley regulator station at College Ave. and Vine Dr., the main feed to the northern part of the city, is underwater. A segment of the 8-inch West Main line has been exposed by flood water, yet is still operating.

• The Poudre River stream flow is continuing to lower but caution is still strongly advised.

• Weather forecasters predicting scattered thunderstorms this afternoon lasting until 10 p.m.

• Although there is a break in the weather, situations could change. Residents are encouraged to continue to shelter in place and keep safe until the storm has completely passed and the emergency concluded.

• I-25 remains closed. Hwy 85 continues to be of concern.

• Continue to follow police directions and orders as they have your safety in mind.

• Vehicles are not allowed to cross bridges due to continued safety inspections and water levels.

• The next press release is anticipated around 3:30 p.m. Social media will be updated periodically.

Fort Collins Utilities will continue to update flooding information at