As much as 15 inches of rain has fallen in some parts of Colorado, causing dramatic floods and leaving at least three dead. More rain is forecast this weekend.
|Boulder Creek swelled in size after three days of heavy rainfall. An estimated 6-10 inches of rain fell in 12-18 hours and more is expected throughout the day.|
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