FORT COLLINS, Colo. (KUSA) Experts with the U.S. Geological Survey say rivers in Colorado appear to be on schedule to peak by the middle of June, but that peak is higher than average.
Rivers usually peak in the next one to two weeks and all conditions suggest they’ll do that, according to Bob Kimbrough with the USGS.
But above average snowpack in the mountains means rivers will be peaking at higher levels, causing above average flooding. Kimbrough said rivers will also stay at their peaks longer with the heavier snowpack.
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