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Updated hydrograph for the Elk River near Milner

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Authorities warn caution, vigilance around rivers, creeks in Routt County

Officials are urging residents to exercise caution around gushing creeks and rivers that are expected to remain high for three weeks or more. The flows in the Elk and Yampa rivers have dropped considerably since the beginning of the week, but they are forecast to rise again early next week.

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Flooding forces family to evacuate west of Steamboat

High waters at Routt County Road 44 and U.S. 40 crept into home

Andrew George said he woke up at 6 a.m. to his daughter telling him there was water in her room. George rents the house at Saddle Mountain Ranch at Routt County Road 44 and U.S. 40 with his pregnant wife and their three children.


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