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Mudslide & Flash Flood Warning Prompts Another I-70 Closure Near Glenwood Springs

GARFIELD COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) - A stretch of Interstate 70 near Glenwood Springs is closed in both directions for the second day in a row on Sunday due to a land/mudslide. A flash flood warning is in effect for Eagle and Garfield counties until 6:30 p.m.

Garfield County authorities first announced the closure between Dotsero and Glenwood Springs at around 4:30 p.m. They later said another mudslide is to blame.

UPDATE: How Experts Are Trying To Handle Mudslides In Glenwood Canyon That Are Closing Interstate 70

On Saturday, a mudslide reportedly 7 feet deep closed both directions of the interstate in the same exact area.

The slide occurred at the base of the Grizzly Creek burn scar.

The interstate was closed for several hours on Saturday night.

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