Torrential rains prompted road closures and evacuations from Wednesday night into Thursday morning. These are the initial images of the flooding from Thursday, Sept. 12.
AITRACKER7 flew over the area just after 12 p.m.
Photo of the St. Vrain Creek up the road from Lyons, Colorado. (Photo: BikeParts.com via Twitter)
Flooding in Milliken from Lindsey
Flooding in Milliken from Alisa Lane
AIRTRACKER7 flew over Commerce City at 11 a.m. Sept. 13, 2013
An untitled photograph originally posted by the Colorado National Guard.
At 6:10 a.m., 7NEWS reporter Tyler Lopez reported Boulder Creek was just inches from the top of the Broadway Bridge.
The Big Thompson River has crossed I-25 near US 34 in Loveland. Photo from CSP in Larimer County.
Boulder Creek has overflowed its banks and flooded this playground. (Photo: Tyler Lopez, 7NEWS)
Taken from a live report at approximately 7:10 a.m. Lance Hernandez says it was raining there again at that time.
Flooding at Alameda and Havana on 9/12/2013. (Photo by Molly Hendrickson,7NEWS).
Flood waters turn Aurora's Utah Park into a lake. (Marshall Zelinger,7NEWS)
Ute Highway 66 and McConnell Drive, in Lyons, Boulder County. (Photo: Submitted via email Kellie Craven)
Spring Valley Road in Boulder. Photo courtesy of 7NEWS Tyler Martini.
Estes Park Post Office parking lot.
Photo of downtown Estes Park, taken at 3 p.m. Thursday.
Mt. View Fire Rescue team works in Erie at E. County Line Rd. and Westview Rd. (Photo credit: MVFR via Twitter)
Mississippi and Havana, from Alan Steadman/7NEWS.
Left Hand Creek Park, from Jim Tramontana
Eldorado Springs area by Elise Lambird.
North Table Mountain from the Colorado Railroad Museum. Photo from Donald Tallman.
From Warren Petersen
Water is flowing over the Left Hand reservoir dam into the Lake Valley neighborhood. Photo from Kelly Cryts.
Longmont flooding, from Kary Miller
Coal Creek, from Joel.
Roggen, Colo. flooding from Myke Gelhaus.
Roggen, Colo. flooding from Myke Gelhaus. This is Road 16.
Cherry Creek downtown, from Helen Dupree
Estes Park flooding, from Kris Hazelton, Editor, Estes Park News
Lyons flooding. From Raymond Hillis.
Lyons flooding. From Raymond Hillis. Uploaded September 12, 2013.
Photo from Lyons. Thank you to Brianna.
Cherry Creek in Denver, from Andy Campbell
Longmont flooding, from Jan Sands
Flooding in Lyons from Kellie
Berthoud flooding, from Jill
Commerce City, from Estefania Ruiz
Firestone Blvd at I-25. Photo from Erin Price.
Looking west towards I-25 (just in distance) down CR20 from the intersection of CR20 & CR11. Photo from Stehlin Crawford.
128th, west of Riverside in Thornton. Photo from Heather Foglesong.
Aurora apartment complex at Havana at Idaho. Photo from Katie G.
115th & Holly in Thornton. Water coming up through manhole on Holly. From Kelli Bruenger.
SW side of the Martin St. Bridge next to the Best Buy shopping center on Ken Pratt Blvd in Longmont at 10:30am. Photo from John Ensworth.
Utah Park in Aurora, 10:30 a.m., from Jenna Manney
Havana and Alameda, from Idiana Clausell.
Chessman road in east Erie from Alice Burnett.
Mississippi & Havana. Photo from Alan Stedman/7NEWS.
Kenosha and Lookout in East Boulder County where Boulder Creek is way out of normal area from Alice Burnett.
Crestmoor Park from Jose Campos
Photo from East Lowry/Park Forest neighborhoods from Scot Tanner Bucholz
Aurora Central High School, from Jose Campos
From Dave Sluiter
From Meredith Condon
Window broke and the water poured in at Beau Townsend's home in Erie
Boulder Creek in Nederland flowing into the Barker Reservoir then directly down into Boulder. Photo from Sebastain Crain.
Chambers and Alameda, from Shane Patrick
Frederick, from Jennifer Chavez
Flooding at the Lyons water treatment plant, which breached early Thursday. (Credit: Randall Burton)
Flooding in Boulder at 18th and Mariposa, from Boulder Police Department spokeswoman Kim Kobel.
Big Thompson River in Estes Park from Lindsay Harding.
Aspens Grove condos in Boulder on 28th and Iris from Brandon Springer
Photo from Joey Worster, Lafayette
Los Valientes Park in front of Hanson Elementary School in Commerce City from Alejandra Avila.
Photo from 57th and highway 85 in Commerce City from Jasdin.
Dillon Road near Highway 287
That is Pike St in the background, between Main St & Hoover in Longmont . Thank you to Arvada Premium Panels for this photo.
Debi Nelson photo of Cherrywood Park, Thornton
This was taken at The Saint Verain River at Sunset Street in Longmont by Joe Munch.
Broadway is a raging river in north Boulder. This is Broadway at Balsam.
Flooding in Boulder
Heavy rain coming down in Boulder Canyon at Fourmile Canyon Drive. Road closure pictured.
Firefighters rescued about six peple from apartment on Birdwood Drive near 28th using a ladder truck.
The flooded basement at Reed Hall on the CU campus.
The roads surrounding Lefhand Canyon are flooded and partially washed out. This is Lee Hill Drive and Wagonwheel Gap.
Boulder Fire Rescue Dive Team staged at Broadway and Lee Hill.
Road blocked at 19th and Athens on CU campus. Precautionary evacuations underway.
Pennsylvania and Lincoln in Boulder, showing a manhole spewing water.
Flooding on the CU campus.
This is a manhole cover overflowing with water at Balsam and Broadway in Boulder.
Flooding near Boulder Creek on the CU campus.