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The Elk River laps earlier this week at its banks along Marabou Ranch beneath a sign warning of the high water. Area rivers and creeks are again expected to rise this weekend.

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Steamboat rivers on the rise again

Elk expected to return to flood level as runoff focus shifts to Fish, Soda creeks

Federal hydrologists are predicting that with the return of unseasonably high temperatures this weekend, both the Yampa and Elk rivers have the potential to rise steeply. Hydrologists suggest Steamboat residents also keep an eye on Soda Creek and Fish Creek.

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