‘Not smart’: Life-threatening #BoulderFlood? Boulder college students go tubing [video]; Update: Three flood-related deaths

http://twitter.com/#!/halves2012/status/378056579175559168

It’s a good thing college students are so smart.

http://twitter.com/#!/koertbakker/status/378048591140368384

Massive flooding in the Boulder, Colorado, area has destroyed multiple structures and killed one person. This is the kind of flooding we’re talking about:

http://twitter.com/#!/robertrdenton/status/378050372993966080

http://twitter.com/#!/TimesCall/status/378114640850333696

And students at University of Colorado Boulder reportedly went tubing.

http://twitter.com/#!/lisa7news/status/378119232388468738

http://twitter.com/#!/EKohlfeld/status/377990483949391872

http://twitter.com/#!/Shazztheillest/status/378028443159388160

We’d remove the word “bad” from that last tweet.”

A reminder of how quickly flash floods can turn dangerous:

Students were warned of the life-threatening situation.

http://twitter.com/#!/CUBoulder/status/378029996268216320

http://twitter.com/#!/CUBoulderPolice/status/378022694845173760

Warning, schmarning.

http://twitter.com/#!/coloradorebecca/status/378081535884161024

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Update:

Three people reportedly died as a result of floods near Boulder and elsewhere:

The first death was reported near Jamestown, according to officials, and was thought to be because of a building collapse. Another person was found dead on Linden Drive in Boulder, officials said. The Colorado Springs Fire Department reported a third death on Thursday morning after a body was recovered near Interstate 25.

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