Colorado Department of Transportation held a Zoom meeting at 3 p.m. today, regarding the current closure on I-70 in Glenwood Canyon and the motorists who were trapped in Hanging Lake Tunnel due to the mudslides.
Hicks fire reported in Saguache County at 10 a.m. today. The fire is located 2.5 miles south of Hwy. 50, approximately 5 miles southwest of the Sargents area, just off the National Forest System Trail #492 on the Gunnison National Forest, Saguache County.
Early this morning, Colorado Department of Transportation crews responded to multiple large mudslides on I-70 in Glenwood Canyon, caused by heavy rain on the Grizzly Creek burn scar area. Due to the mudslides, authorities say about 20 people had to spend the night inside the tunnel along I-70 Glenwood Canyon.
At 9 p.m. on Sunday, Mesa County Sheriff’s Office and Mesa County Search and Rescue responded to a report of two hikers trapped by flash flood waters in Rough Canyon. Upon arriving to the trailhead, it was discovered that several other people were also stranded.