Runoff news

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From The Colorado Springs Gazette (R. Scott Rappold):

The reservoirs on Pikes Peak, one-fifth of the city’s water supply, are 84 percent full, which is 20 percent greater than normal for early June, he said…The weather gauge at the Colorado Springs Airport has recorded 5.94 inches of precipitation this year, which is 0.90 inches below normal.

From the Aspen Times:

The Colorado Department of Transportation announced Friday it had closed the bike path, which parallels Interstate 70 in the canyon, from the Bair Ranch Rest Area to the east end of the canyon because of high and standing water from the swollen river. On Wednesday, CDOT noted the path was closed between the Shoshone Power Plant and the Hanging Lake Tunnel — a distance of about two miles in the middle of the canyon — because of high water. At that time, both ends of the path remained open. The eastern end is now off-limits as well, with Friday’s closure.

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