Month: May 2015

Our website is still intermittent, but gaining confidence

OEM staff worked through the night to correct our website’s problems. It’s still not 100% reliable, but it’s better than it was. Please keep refreshing your browser to see posts. We apologize for this ill-timed inconvenience. It’s not our website

Flash Flood Watch

The National Weather Service has issues a Flash Flood Watch for Boulder County. This includes the City of Boulder and Boulder County. Forecast rainfall: Heavy rainfall of 0.40″ to 1.20″ in 10-30 minutes will be possible with individual thunderstorm cells

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Heavy rain expected throughout the day. Monitor your local conditions

The OEM is staffed and will continue to monitor weather, road, and creek conditions throughout the day. Heavy rain expected. Please follow all flash flood warnings. If you’re part of the CU graduation commencement activities, you may want to sign

Stay Safe

Remember, no amount of water is safe to drive through. Just a few inches of moving water can pick up and carry a vehicle. Even standing water can hide washed out roadways and deep holes beneath the water’s surface. Play

Website Difficulties

This website is experiencing some technical difficulties. If you receive an error, please try refreshing a few times or wait a few minutes and refresh again. We have paged our IT support to try to fix this problem as soon

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Areal Flood Warning

National Weather Service has issued an AREAL FLOOD WARNING. It’s important to understand this type of flooding is different that the fast-moving flash floods. Areal flooding is in a large area and occurs when the ground is saturated and can

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OEM is currently monitoring weather patterns

The Boulder OEM will be monitoring the weather all day and through the weekend. The current forecast is calling for widespread rain with a few embedded thunderstorms today. Rivers, creeks and streams will be running high through the weekend from

Flash Flood Watch Lifted

The storm threat for Boulder County and the City of Boulder has diminished. National Weather Service (NWS) has lifted the Flash Flood Watch that was in place. The emergency operations center is closing for the night, but will reactive if conditions

Flash Flood Watch: City and County

National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for the City of Boulder and Boulder County. The watch is valid until 9pm tonight. A Flash Flood Watch means flash flooding is possible within the watch area. Forecast rainfall: Heavy

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Weather Update

Storm systems have dissipated and the threat to the county is now significantly decreased. NWS is expecting more weather later today (Tuesday) with intensity increasing in the afternoon into the evening. Please tune back in and monitor the conditions around you

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