06/06/2010 Estes Park, CO Big Thomson River Flooding

The Big Thompson River that runs through Estes Park, CO which is about twenty miles west of Loveland, CO and fifty miles northwest of Denver, CO is at flood stage this weekend. The public works department was trying to secure the historic water wheel on the west end of down town which was slamming around due to the very high water in the Big Thompson River. Flood waters is starting to go over the river banks and flood parking lots and walk ways.