Update: Mancos, La Plata, Animas rivers are near flood stage

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Update: Mancos, La Plata, Animas rivers are near flood stage

Residents report flooding along Dolores River
Flows on the Dolores River are rising but have stayed within their banks near downtown Dolores.
Erika Alvero/The JournalJeffrey Jahraus walks through his property along Road 37, which flooded earlier this week.
Erika Alvero/The JournalThe Jahrauses put up a wooden board to keep the flooding waters away from their home.
Erika Alvero/The JournalFlooding began on Tuesday and has continued intermittently throughout the week. It got particularly bad on Friday, according the Jahrauses.
Erika Alvero/The JournalAn earlier attempt by neighbors to stave off some of the flooding at the root.
Erika Alvero/The JournalFlooding along the river has happened once or twice before, but never like this, said Jeffrey Jahraus.
Erika Alvero/The JournalNeighbors assist the Jahrauses with filling sandbags.

Update: Mancos, La Plata, Animas rivers are near flood stage

Flows on the Dolores River are rising but have stayed within their banks near downtown Dolores.
Erika Alvero/The JournalJeffrey Jahraus walks through his property along Road 37, which flooded earlier this week.
Erika Alvero/The JournalThe Jahrauses put up a wooden board to keep the flooding waters away from their home.
Erika Alvero/The JournalFlooding began on Tuesday and has continued intermittently throughout the week. It got particularly bad on Friday, according the Jahrauses.
Erika Alvero/The JournalAn earlier attempt by neighbors to stave off some of the flooding at the root.
Erika Alvero/The JournalFlooding along the river has happened once or twice before, but never like this, said Jeffrey Jahraus.
Erika Alvero/The JournalNeighbors assist the Jahrauses with filling sandbags.

Update: Mancos, La Plata, Animas rivers are near flood stage

Erika Alvero/The JournalThe flooding along Road 37 begins at the property adjacent to the Jahrauses. The grassy bank area is usually dry, according to Jeffrey Jahraus.
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