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Ty Schmittel of Denver Water opens a valve to divert some of the... News PhotoFlowing,Highway,Horizontal,USA,Urgency,WeatherPhotographer Collection: Denver Post Copyright - 2013 The Denver Post, MediaNews Group.MORRISON, CO - SEPTEMBER 13: Ty Schmittel of Denver Water opens a valve to divert some of the rushing water in Bear Creek September 13, 2013 in Morrison to keep it from over flowing on to Highway 8. The Creek empties in to Bear Creek Lake and Soda Lakes. Bear Creek Lake has gained 10 feet of water. Some residents near the banks were evacuated due to the rising water and C-DOT closed highway 74 leading up to Evergreen as a precaution. (Photo By John Leyba/The Denver Post via Getty Images)