Last Updated: Friday, August 23, 2013

Severe flooding in Southern Colorado


Severe flash floods have been reported throughout Southern Colorado Thursday night.

Parts of Voyager Parkway, Black Forest Road, Squirrel Creek Road, West Colorado Avenue and Bandley Road have been closed. Power outages have also been reported in Colorado Springs.

There are reports of serious road damage in Black Forest, KKTV said.

The flood warning has been issued for Fountain Creek through El Paso County and into Pueblo County until Friday afternoon.

An emergency shelter has been set up at the Historic Community Congregational Church in Manitou by the Red Cross.

Below is a raw you tube video of Cottonwood Creek flooding by FOX21 News Colorado.



Original post: Natural Disasters List August 23, 2013