Flooding hits Hotchkiss

Some roads in Hotchkiss saw some flooding late Wednesday thanks to a quick storm that passed through town.

According to Facebook messages posted by Hotchkiss High School and Hotchkiss Fire Department officials, the main road to the school was covered by an unknown amount of water, but officials stays school would still be open today.

“Until you hear otherwise, school is still on for tomorrow,” the school wrote on its Facebook page. “Yes the road was covered with water, yes we had to ‘evacuate’ the building tonight because the ROAD was being closed due to the water.”

There was no other information about how much, if any, damage was caused by the flooding.


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