Pre-evacuation notices issued for flood-prone areas

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Pre-evacuation notices issued for flood-prone areas

Heavy rainfall poses threat to residents below 416 Fire
After light rains in mid June, Hermosa Creek quickly filled with ash from the 416 Fire and raising concerns of flash floods. Pre-evacuation notices were issued for homes north of Durango around the 416 Fire area, where a flash-flood watch is in effect until 9 p.m. Friday.

Pre-evacuation notices issued for flood-prone areas

After light rains in mid June, Hermosa Creek quickly filled with ash from the 416 Fire and raising concerns of flash floods. Pre-evacuation notices were issued for homes north of Durango around the 416 Fire area, where a flash-flood watch is in effect until 9 p.m. Friday.

Pre-evacuation notices issued for flood-prone areas

About 250 homes were placed on pre-evacuation notice Friday afternoon for possible flooding around the 416 Fire burn area.

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