Flash flood warnings expire for High Park, Fourmile burn areas

DENVER - Flash flood warnings have expired for both the High Park burn area in Larimer County and the Fourmile burn area in Boulder County.

There were reports of a foot of water flowing down Rist Canyon, the National Weather Service reported in its flood warning.  

Emergency notifications were sent to 104 Bellvue phones regarding flooding in area and Rist Canyon Road closure.

At 4:20 p.m., the Larimer County Sheriff's Office tweeted that County Road 27E was closed at County Road 52E, due to debris on road.  County Road 54E, Graves Dairy area, is closed at County Road 25E due to debris.

At 5:15 p.m., the sheriff's office tweeted a second mudslide on Hwy 14 in Poudre Canyon has been cleared by CDOT.  The road should be passable, they said.

The Larimer County flash flood warning was set to expire at 4:30 p..m. but was extended until 6 p.m.

A flash flood warning is also in effect for Boulder County until 6 p.m.

At 4:05 p.m., automated rain gauges indicated 3/10 to 8/10 inch of rain has fallen over the Fourmile burn area.  Thunderstorms with heavy rain continue to move across the Fourmile burn area.

"Flash flooding is expected to begin shortly," the NWS statement said.

Locations that will experience flooding include Summerville, Salina, Crisman, Gold Hill, Sunshine and Wallstreet.

Read all of the NWS weather alerts here: ch7ne.ws/weatheralerts

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