Posted on: Sep-13-2013
Please Note:This press release is over 180 days old and may contain inaccurate information
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 www.fcgov.com/2013-flood.