Friday, September 13, 2013

Colorado creek flooded

I took my dog for a walk this morning along the trickle of water that runs through my neighborhood, and this is what it looked like. The creek's name is Little Dry Creek. Ponder the irony of that for a while.

The water treatment plant in our city is offline because of too much silt. Interstate 25 north of here is closed because it has disappeared under a lake. Thousands are being evacuated from the worst-hit towns. If anything, the situation is worse this morning than it was yesterday. And it's still raining ...

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