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Collbran residents react to rising waters

Folks living in the Collbran area received a reverse 911 call around 6 AM this morning alerting residents to prepare for evacuation. For two years, water has collected to the equivalent of nearly 250 Olympic sized swimming pools behind the original slide that water was released this morning.


The Mesa County Sheriff's Office said on Friday it arrested the second suspect wanted in connection with Wednesday's early morning shooting in Clifton.


Spring runoff is causing streams and waterways to rise quickly and Mesa County Emergency Managers are worried about the area near the West Salt Creek Landslide, there has been some shifting in the past few hours. The Mesa County Sherriff's Office is contacting people who live nearby in addition to reverse 911 notifications, alerting them to *be ready* to evacuate, if they should need to.



One water monitor went off this morning around 4:45 a.m. and an hour later a fast flowing stream of water, cut through the land mass.


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