Year: 2015

Emergency Operations Center Closing Down

The Emergency Operations Center is shutting down at the end of the debate. Good night.

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EOC Activated to support GOP Debate at CU

We have activated our Emergency Operations Center to help support the University of Colorado – Boulder, as needed, for the GOP Debate.

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Prescribed Burn at Heil Valley Ranch Today

Boulder County Parks and Open Space and the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office Wildland Fire Management Program will begin the Overlook prescribed burn at Heil Valley Ranch today, October 28. Smoke will be visible in the area west of North Foothills

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City of Boulder Prescribed Burn: October 19-31

The City of Boulder’s Open Space and Mountain Parks (OSMP) Department and Boulder Fire-Rescue are planning to conduct an 85-acre prescribed burn to reduce the fire danger for south Boulder residents and to improve the health of city open space

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Weather Update 3:21 PM

The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for 15 counties, including Boulder County, in effect until 11:00PM tonight.  The watch is active, but there is currently no serious threat to our County or the City of Boulder. Minor street

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Outdoor Warning Siren Test at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Today

The Boulder Office of Emergency Management in collaboration with the City of Boulder Police & Fire Dispatch Center and the Boulder County Sheriff’s Communications Center are testing the outdoor warning siren system today at 10 a.m. and again at 7

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Weather Update 1:34 a.m.

The severe weather threat for Boulder County has passed and only very light rain showers are in the forecast for the rest of the night. Boulder OEM is no longer monitoring weather.

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Weather Update 11:37 p.m.

Light Storm development has increased over Eastern Boulder County delivering 4/10 ths of rain per hour. No risk at this time and the storm action appears to be moving to the south and building to the East. The storm could

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Weather Update 06/11/2015 10:28 p.m.

The storm activity currently is isolated to the northern foothills around Lyons and producing .04/10 of an inch which is very light. Storm development to the west and south of Boulder County is light to non-existent at this time. Light

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Weather Update 9:43 p.m.

Currently the heaviest rainfall is occurring on the plains over west Longmont, Hygiene and in the foothills around Lefthand Canyon at a rate of around 1/2 inch per hour. All creeks and rivers are holding with in acceptable flows. No

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