Weather events adding to surprisingly high flows

Large logs and debris float down the channel of the Colorado River as the high water laps the banks near the Blue Heron boat launch. According to the National Weather Service, the river is running near its banks at Cameo and downstream through Grand Junction.



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Large logs and debris float down the channel of the Colorado River as the high water laps the banks near the Blue Heron boat launch. According to the National Weather Service, the river is running near its banks at Cameo and downstream through Grand Junction.

Rainstorms and higher-than-expected temperatures have led to unanticipated flooding in western Colorado and forced the reining in of reservoir releases to benefit endangered fish. A flood…




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