Stream Flow Conditions
As of around 2:15 p.m. today, the St. Vrain Creek in Lyons is flowing at 998 cfs. With the increased moisture followed by escalated temperatures forecast, the flows through Town are expected to increase.
The streams are engineered for the capacity of 1,400 cfs. Nuisance flooding may begin around the 1,250 cfs level, which can consist of bank overflow and puddling in low areas. Currently, the Lyons Fire Protection District, Boulder County Sheriff’s Office, and the Town of Lyons are communicating and monitoring any significant changes.
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In the interest of public safety, the Boulder County Sheriff's Office and the Lyons Fire Protection District has enacted a tubing ban, beginning June 21. The ban pertains to all single-chamber flotation devices on the St. Vrain Creeks. The ban will be in effect until further notice.