Footage released by the Garfield County Sheriff’s Office – Colorado shows road flooding in Rifle on Thursday.
The Rifle Police Department said on Thursday that officers were on accident alert following several reports of mudslides and accidents in the town.
Local media reported that “tropical remnants” from Storm Harold, which made landfall in Texas on Tuesday, were expected to bring rain to Colorado on Thursday and Friday.
The last time Colorado experienced tropical remnants from an Atlantic storm like Harold was following Hurricane Dolly in 2008, the report said. Credit: Garfield County Sheriff’s Office – Colorado via Storyful