- Associated Press - Saturday, May 31, 2014

DENVER (AP) - Heavy rains over a short period of time have flooded some streets in Boulder.

The Boulder Daily Camera reports (https://bit.ly/1m08ChR ) that more than an inch of rain over a 30-minute stretch Friday afternoon and overflowed creeks and flooded roadways.

Weather conditions calmed in the city around 5 p.m., after the pounding rain prompted officials to evacuate the Boulder Municipal Building and the main library.

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The National Weather Service had issued a flash flood watch from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. for Boulder County, including the cities of Boulder and Longmont, and the Fourmile Fire burn scar in the foothills. A flood advisory was also issued for Lyons as minor flooding was expected along the St. Vrain River.

Tubing has been banned in both Boulder and Clear creeks because of the high water.

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