Waldo Canyon Fire: Post Fire Flood Risk Assessment/Information
Incident: Waldo Canyon Fire Wildfire
Waldo Canyon Fire: Post Fire Flood Risk Assessment/Information - see map at: http://www.springsgov.com/Page.aspx NavID=4498
The post-fire BAER team (citation) has indicated that potential water and sediment flow from the burn area may have increased by 350%. This site will include additional information regarding post fire hazards as it becomes available. This map will NOT save your life, property, or public health. Citizens must take personal responsibility for protecting their own safety during flash flood occurrences. Any property downstream of a burned area has risk. This product is intended for planning purposes only. Post-fire conditions have elevated the flood threat, including areas that are not yet mapped. Other low lying areas may be threatened. Please contact your insurance agent or visit www.floodSmart.gov to evaluate your insurance protection options.
See also http://www.springsgov.com/Page.aspx NavID=4488 for additional detailed information and narrative about areas at risk for flood and flood safety precautions and actions.
See also http://www.crh.noaa.gov/news/display cmsstory.php wfo=pub&storyid=84687&source=0 for additional maps and displays