Colorado Authorities Survey Colorado River as Unsettled Weather Persists

Authorities in western Colorado used a drone to survey the Colorado River area on Wednesday, May 10, as flooding due to excessive rain threatened parts of the state.

Footage posted by the Grand Valley Fire Protection District shows the drone fly over Parachute Creek – a 14.7-mile-long tributary of the Colorado River – on Wednesday afternoon, capturing views of sandbags lining parts of the creek

On Thursday, the National Weather Service said a snow advisory was in effect for high-elevated areas and rain was possible for the region on Thursday. Credit: Grand Valley Fire Protection District via Storyful

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