Category Archive: Scour

Sep 23 2013

Putting a River in it’s Place

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It has been a crazy week. Numerous search and rescue efforts have been taking place throughout the foothills and plains of Northern Colorado, and the number of unaccounted for continues to drop.  The 2013 Colorado Flood event has spawned the largest search and rescue effort since Hurricane Katrina. Our office has been busy marking and …

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Sep 16 2013

A Few Good Reads (9/16/13): Colorado Flooding Update

National Guard said today they’ve conducted the most helicopter rescues since Hurricane Katrina. (@nicolevap, Saturday, Sept 4) It’s a scramble this morning as the floodwaters are coming down across the Colorado Front Range and the damage is still coming to light. A number of folks in our office spent the weekend in the field helping …

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Aug 09 2013

Antelope Canyon Flash Flooding 2013

On August 2, 2013 a large thunderstorm stalled over the area around Page Arizona causing massive flash flooding that shut down Highway 89 and flooded the famous Antelope Canyon.  Once again David Rankin comes through with some great footage during and after the flood.  The second video has some great comparison shots.  

Jul 17 2013

Ever Changing Landscape

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Flooding and mudslides are starting to feel normal in the areas burned by last summers Colorado fires.  I have read in several places that this could be the norm for the next 10 years.  Manitou Springs was hit hard in early July, and Hwy 14 in the Poudre Canyon was closed recently on July 12 …

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