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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 gratitude...

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 develop... 


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 Frisbie, Stan Matsunaka, Karen Wagner, and Kevin Lundberg were just a few of the prominent names to make appearances in today's event...

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 970-498-1031.

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 Cox"

Rooftop Rodeo Starts Tomorrow... The 78th 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... 

 


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