Thursday, September 12, 2013

It's an event: Another series of flood pics

Went out again this afternoon to see if I could get close enough to the three cars in the ditch, probably Rock Creek, West of Hwy 287 on Dillon Road, but the roads were all blocked off.

On  the way back home, I did discover this farmhouse at the Public Rd. roundabout looking dangerously near flooding.

And here a span of more comprehensive flooding.

Just around the corner is the entrance to the parking lot for the Public Rd. Trailhead. No cars allowed. Crime scene tape spanning the entrance.

This is where the picnic area is and where the trailhead was.

The breach has spanned three times the original width of the creek. This is where Kobi and I often met other dogs and owners. A nice place to escape. I wonder how long it will get back to normal ... or even recognizable. The white arrow is the original width of the creek. The red arrows are where the path used to go.

And this is where the path was on the other side of the bridge where cars stop and tourist and locals alike get out to take pictures and get shooed off by the cops. My house is up the way about a quarter mile and to the left another quarter mile ... or something like that. Just a note, the creek is actually on the RIGHT side of that red arrowed walking path line.


  1. This is so crazy how much water you have. I hope that is goes down quickly.

  2. Great captures Lissa...but such a sad situation...I hope very soon the water recedes and goes quickly...be safe.

  3. Lissa, this is really scary. It reminds me of the flooding we had in Laguna Beach the year after the big fire.

  4. Unbelievable amount of rain. Hope you are safe.

  5. Wow, I've been so out of it lately that I just heard about the floodings. I hope it goes down soon and it doesn't take too long for it to get back to normal for you and Kobi. Stay safe!!

  6. Lissa, I am praying for your safety and for all of the thousands of people affected by this catastrophe. I can't believe this is happening here! :(


  7. Lissa,

    Great captures. I wish It did not happen. any casualties due to the flooding?

  8. Hey lissa! Was just thinking about you! Have not seen you around for awhile and wanted to just stop in and say hello and how are you??? Jeanne

  9. Hello Lissa!
    How are you travelling? Can you believe we're on the cusp of December?
    I thought you might like to know that I am hosting Reverb again this year. It'd be a privilege to have you join us.
    Everything you need to know can be found at: http://www.katmcnally.com/p/reverb13.html
    We kick off on Sunday and it is going to be AMAZING. Hope to see you there!
    Kat xxx


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