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Aug 02 2013

Fort Collins Flood of 1997

Sixteen years ago Fort Collins saw it’s worst flood in history that totaled 14.5” of rain in a little over a day.  The Quail Hollow neighborhood in the southwest part of town received 10’ in less than 6 hours.  That is the most rainfall ever measured in and urban area in Colorado over that time period.  The flood impacted several areas along Spring Creek, CSU campus, and other drainage areas throughout the city.  Five lives were lost and the damages totaled $200 million.

The Coloradoan news links related to the flood

CSU Flood Info and Links

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