Drowsy Water Not a Sleepy Creek

Sure, the ranch might be named after some romantic little trickle of a stream that runs through our secluded mountain valley here at Drowsy Water Ranch but, this time of year, the ranch name could easily be changed to Wild Rapids. This year's snowpack in our high country was around 130 percent of normal. That means we're bracing for high water and potential flooding in the coming days as our sleepy little creek roars through the ranch. Downstream of Drowsy Water Creek, the Colorado River is swelling. Folks along the banks of the Colorado are biting their nails as record flows threaten to approach. [...]