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Good Old Days set for this weekend in Lyons, flood recovery continues

 

Good Old Days set for this weekend in Lyons, flood recovery continues

It’s been almost three years since an eight-day “100-year storm” wrecked havoc in the valley that is home to Lyons, a town with a population of just over 2,000 people.

The term “100-year storm” is an arbitrary figure, but most can imagine that it rained. And it rained a lot, for a long time.

Left Hand Water District General Manager Christopher Smith said that the way the storm hovered over the area is mind-boggling.

“The whole meteorological impact is pretty fascinating,” Smith said. “It sat over the headwaters to Lefthand Creek, Boulder Creek and the South Platte River f...



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