Summary COLLBRAN -- Residents along Salt Creek Road were loading up horses Wednesday, lining up a moving truck for a 127-year-old grand piano, boxing up baby pictures and reassuring anxious relatives by phone that they were keeping a close eye on the huge landslide on the mountain above them.
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Summary Flood Warning issued May 31 at 2:07AM MDT expiring June 1 at 12:00PM MDT in effect for: Larimer. Fire Weather Watch issued June 1 at 2:38PM MDT expiring June 3 at 9:00PM MDT in effect for: Archuleta, Dolores, Hinsdale, La Plata, Montezuma, San Juan.
Summary COLLBRAN -- Authorities and scientists are figuring out how to monitor movements that could signal another mudslide near Collbran. At a town hall meeting Thursday night, Jeff Coe of the U.S. Geological Survey suggested putting a GPS receiver on the site to send information to a remote server.
Summary WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama is presenting the nation's highest civilian honor to 19 artists, activists, public servants and others. The distinguished group receiving a Presidential Medal of Freedom includes actress Meryl Streep, Ethel Kennedy, widow of the late Sen. Robert Kennedy, singer-songwriter Stevie Wonder and Rep. John Dingell, a Michigan Democrat and the longest-serving member of Congress.
Summary HOWARD, Pa. The impact sent the Delmar, New York couple's Volvo into the back of a Freightliner tractor-trailer. The 59-year-old Joann Brodzik and 64-year-old Frank Brodzik were pronounced dead at the scene.
Summary Hardliners in Iran want significant sanctions lifted right away. The head of the International Atomic Energy Agency, who is not part of the Vienna talks, said last week that Iranian authorities are continuing to deny his agency access to a sensitive military complex suspected of being a site of nuclear activities. Although Obama has the power to veto, just the prospect of additional sanctions could drive Iran away from the table.
Summary Buffalo and the surrounding region got pounded by lake-effect snow that led to the deaths of at least 13 people and stranded scores of others on roadways. "Rapid melt of this snow could cause flooding of the streams and creeks in the metro Buffalo area and areas to the south where the greatest snow has fallen," the Weather Service warned.