It’s Friday the 13th. Well played, Universe. Well played.
We’ve been watching the story unfold, told through the words and lenses of those in and around the Boulder area. Below, you’ll find many of the updates that we’ve collected — straight from Twitter and our own networks. If you’re trying to track the flood updates, you can use the hash tags #COflood and #boulderflood on Twitter. Click those links and you’ll be brought to the Twitter search pages for each hash tag with updates real-time.
Lyons Evacuation: The Boulder Country Sherrif will begin evacuating Lyons residents at daybreak this morning.
If you’re in Longmont or (WTF) trying to get there today, there’s only one road open in and out.
If you’re looking to hop the bus, here’s a list of RTD routes that are closed due to the flood.
Channel 9 News has modeled rain forcasts in this graphic for Denver, Boulder, and the surrounding areas through Saturday.
The National Weather Service has issued a map with rainfall for each area over the past 24 hours.
Justin Aronsky on Twitter has a startling picture of the status of Boulder Creek as of 11pm last night.
The sad state of Highway 36 just outside of Lyons due to flood waters.
A horrifying Instagram of Downtown Boulder.
And then there’s this YouTube video shot entirely with cell phone cameras.
Use this site from the Boulder Office of Emergency Management to stay up to date on evacuations and road closures.
And at least there’s this beauitful photo of deer seeking higher ground in Boulder yesterday.