- Associated Press - Sunday, September 21, 2014

DURANGO, Colo. (AP) - Residents in southwest Colorado were digging out of their homes after heavy rainfall caused floods and mudslides.

The Durango Herald (https://bit.ly/ZAiaMX ) reported Sunday that residents were also keeping vigilant, as forecasters warned of more heavy rain through Monday.

Police say no one was hurt, but houses flooded with several feet of water, debris flowed into roads and cars ran off the streets during the early morning storm. Officials shut down U.S. Highway 550 because of mudslides. The National Weather Service says up to 2 inches of rain fell in the area in six hours.

Police arrested a man for drunken driving after his car struck a light pole and burst into flames. Police say gasoline spilled into the flooded street, caught fire and traveled off with the current.

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Information from: Durango Herald, https://www.durangoherald.com


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