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May 19, 2015 11:25 AM

Flash Flood Warning

The NWS has issued a Flash Flood Warning along the S. Platte River, which includes the City of Brighton. The flash flood area is roughly north of US36 and I76, and the warning runs until 06:00 5/20/15.

Latest Update:

June 11, 2015 11:49 AM

NWS has issued a Flash Flood Warning for the S. Platte River through Friday, 6/12. Significant increases in stream levels expected are based upon forecast precipitation the next 30 hours. This will cause rivers and creek levels to rise. For the South Platte River on the northeast plains...the surge of water from these rains is expected to push down the river weekend.


A Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or has been reported. This could develop into a very dangerous situation.
These rivers are expected to rise significantly by Friday morning or earlier. Move animals and equipment away from rivers and creeks forecast to flood as these streams could widen significantly during flooding.

The roadway or pathway may be washed out and water could be much deeper than you think. Keep children and others away from fast flowing water and storm drains which could become deadly during high water.