Friday, July 16th - Glen Haven
Pancake Breakfast Tomorrow... Then Glen Haven Volunteer Fire
Department will hold their annual "Pancake Breakfast" tomorrow,
Saturday, July 17th, from 7am - 11am, at the Glen Haven Fire Station...
This is a fundraising event and area residents are encouraged to attend...
The GHVFD has been very generous with equipment and other supplies to our
own station in Drake and this is a great way to show our support and
Flash Flood Watch Noon Thru 10pm... The
National Weather Service in Denver has again issued a "Flash Flood
Watch" for parts of North-central Colorado including the Storm
Mountain area from Noon until 10pm tonight... THIS
IS A WATCH AND NOT A WARNING!!! Another round of storms are
expected to develop this afternoon along the Front Range and foothills...
A very moist atmosphere and slow storm movement will allow stronger storms
to produce 2" - 3" of rainfall in a short period of time... The
complete watch text can be found below...
Thursday, July 15th - Flash
Flood Watch Issued For This Afternoon And Evening... The National
Weather Service in Denver has issued a "Flash Flood Watch" for
parts of North-central Colorado including the Storm Mountain area from
3:00pm until Midnight... THIS
IS A WATCH AND NOT A WARNING!!! Thunderstorms are expected to develop
along the Northern and Central Front Range and foothills this afternoon
and intensify into the evening... Rainfall amounts of 2" to 3"
an hour are possible with stronger storms... Residents in and near to the
watch area are advised to stay informed and alert for rapidly changing
conditions, and be prepared for fast action should flooding conditions
Wednesday, July 14th - Severe
Thunderstorm Watch Issued... At 4:44pm this afternoon, the National
Weather Service in Denver issued a "Severe Thunderstorm Watch"
for much of Eastern Colorado including the Storm Mountain Area, until
10:00pm tonight... THIS IS A WATCH AND NOT A WARNING! Slow moving storms
with heavy rains are expected to move across the area this evening...
100% Containment On Greyrock Fire... Firefighters
gained 100% containment over the Greyrock fire at around 3:30pm yesterday
afternoon... Mapping has indicated that the fire was 28 acres in size...
20-30 firefighters will continue working the blaze today and monitoring
the fire throughout the week... The Greyrock Trail remains closed...
Tuesday, July 13th - Greyrock
Fire Update... As of 12:00pm today the Greyrock Fire was estimated to
be 10 acres in size and 70% contained... With 30-40 firefighters and a
helicopter currently working the fire, full containment is hoped for by
nightfall... The Greyrock Trail still remains closed...
Candidates Make Appearance In Rodeo
Parade... Candidates from both major political parties were present
today at the Rooftop Rodeo Parade in Estes Park... Doug
Wagner, and Kevin
Lundberg were just a few of the prominent names to make appearances in
SNN owner, Darrell Spangler,
talking today with House District 49 Candidate, Doug Frisbie. Stan
Matsunaka is seen on right with hat.
Monday, July 12th - Fire Near
Greyrock Mountain... 3:00pm Update: The Greyrock Fire at last report
was around 5 acres in size... The Greyrock Trail has been closed to travel
due to potential danger of this fire, located immediately west and south
of the summit of Greyrock Mountain - just to the east of Hewlett Gulch...
That would place it due north of the Poudre Canyon community of Poudre
Park but we have no information suggesting that small town is in any
danger... The complete official update, as well as future updates, can be
found below... For recorded fire information, please call 970-498-1030 or
1:00pm, The Larimer Co. Sheriff's Office
is receiving many 911 calls regarding a large amount of smoke in the
vicinity of Greyrock Mountain, and/or Hewlitt Gulch in the Poudre
Canyon... Nothing is known about this fire currently but units are en
route to assess the situation... We will update you as additional
information is available...
|Photo of Greyrock Mountain
courtesy of, "Sam
Rooftop Rodeo Starts Tomorrow... The
Annual PRCA Rooftop Rodeo 2004 begins tomorrow and runs
through Sunday, July 18th at Stanley Park Fairgrounds, South of Lake Estes
on US 36, in Estes Park... The parade will be held tomorrow at 10:30am
starting at the West end of Elkhorn Ave... Line-up begins at 9:15am... For
more information, click on the link below...