If you or someone close to you has a disability or requires special assistance, please call the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office at 303-271-0211. In an emergency, always dial 911.

Friday, September 13, 2013

Voluntary Evacuations For Bear Creek, Evergreen to Morrison

Deputies from the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office and Officers with Morrison Police Department have been actively going door to door in the Bear Creek area to advise residents to be aware of the increasing potential for flooding down Beer Creek.  Residents in the area are encouraged to leave the area if possible.

The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Warning for many regions across the foothills to include Bear Creek.  You can view alerts by visiting http://alerts.weather.gov/cap/wwaatmget.php?x=COC059&y=1

National Weather Service has indicated that flood stage for Bear Creek is 9 feet.  The latest reports are that the Creek is at 8.8 feet.  At 9.5 feet water will flow into houses in eastern Morrison.