In the Estes Valley, spring runoff typically starts in April and peaks in June. Each spring there is a chance that warmer temperatures and higher than average snow packs will result in higher flows and rising water levels along streams and rivers throughout the Estes Valley. Resources are listed here.
Town of Estes Park Floodplain Management
Big Thompson River stream gages in Moraine Park, above Lake Estes and below Lake Estes
National Weather Service hydrologic data for the Big Thompson River above Lake Estes
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)