2013 Flooding on the Front Range

St. Vrain River now flows through Front Range town of Lyons

September 19, 2013
St. Vrain River now flows through Front Range town of Lyons The town of Lyons in Boulder County is one of the areas hardest hit by recent floods. The entire population of just over 2000 people were asked to leave as all services have been destroyed. There is no water, sewage, electricity or gas in the town and most of the bridges that connect the town north and south have been destroyed. All residents have been asked to leave to allow officials to assess damage and begin reconstruction. KGNU's Maeve Conran spoke with town administrator Victoria Simonsen by the banks of the St. Vrain, which now charts a new course through the town.

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KGNU's Maeve Conran talks about the evacuees and recovery efforts in Lyons, Colo.

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