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1 year 7 months ago

Red Mountain Pass south of Ouray back open

OURAY, Colo. (AP) - Red Mountain Pass is back open after being closed for four hours following a mudslide last night. The Colorado Department of Transportation said today the slide closed a six-mile stretch of U.S. 550 during a rainstorm in southwest Colorado. The National Weather Service issued a flash...

2 years 6 months ago

Mudslide problems for Larimer County

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) - More rain in an area that burned in the High Park wildfire in Larimer County has led to at least two mudslides. One slide left about 50 yards of debris and rushing water on Colorado Highway 14, leaving that part of the road impassable Thursday...

3 years 6 months ago

Mudslide halts Durango tour train again

DURANGO, Colo. (AP) - Another mudslide has interrupted service on a tourist train that runs between Durango and Silverton. Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad spokeswoman Andrea Seid says about 425 passengers were bused back to Durango or took a late train out of Silverton. According to the Durango Herald...

4 years 6 months ago

Landslide buries town; 1,000 feared dead

Up to 1,000 people were feared dead after a rain-soaked mountainside gave way and buried hundreds of homes in southwestern Mexico, local media reported Tuesday. Oaxaca state Gov. Ulises Ruiz told the Televisa television network that the early morning landslide wiped-out 100 to 300 houses. "There could be...

4 years 7 months ago

Rains washout roads

The heavy rains Monday washed out roads in several parts of Southern Colorado. A section of Kenosha Drive in Pueblo West was closed after it washed out and several nearby streets were also covered in dirt and debris Tuesday morning. The rain even slowed construction on a stretch of McCulloch...

5 years 5 months ago

Storm puts California on mudslide alert

A powerful fall storm packing strong winds, drenching rain and heavy snow has moved into Southern California where residents near fire-scarred hillsides braced for possible mudslides and debris flows. The storm prompted evacuation warnings earlier Tuesday near Santa Cruz and disrupted power across the state. Officials urged residents...

5 years 5 months ago

California wildfire communities brace for storm

Southern California communities below wildfire-scorched mountains prepared Monday for the possibility of fast-moving floods laden with mud and rocks as a Pacific storm headed for the West Coast. Sandbags and concrete barriers called K-rail were placed on streets in suburbs northeast of Los Angeles to try to direct any...

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