Tag Archive: debris flow

Aug 16 2013

More Boulders Getting Tossed by Debris Flow (Footage)

This week we have another video of an amazing debris flow taken back in the Spring of 2003 by a Denver television crew working with the USGS in Clear Creek County, Colorado. Check out the massive boulder near the top right around the beginning of the clip. Wow, just unreal. I wish there was more …

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Jul 26 2013

Amazing Southern Utah Flash Flood and Debris Flow Footage

This week we have some incredible footage of a flash flood and the ensuing debris flow in Southern Utah from photographer David Rankin. Footage of the head of a flash flood like this is pretty rare and just so cool to actually see. Toward the end of the clip, you’re practically looking at more of …

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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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Jun 14 2013

Post Wildfire Flooding

Last year was one of the worst wildfire seasons in Colorado, and we already have several fires going this year.  After a fire burns an area one of the things that happens is more flooding and debris flows until the burn area can establish new vegetation.  The following video is a compilation of small flooding …

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