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Gazette Premium Content MAP: Locations near Waldo Canyon burn scar with high flood potential

Staff reports Updated: July 2, 2013 at 3:30 pm
Staff reports Updated: July 2, 2013 at 3:30 pm • Published: July 2, 2013

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Flooding potential from the Waldo Canyon fire

This map shows the probability of a flood in the highlighted areas before the Waldo Canyon fire. The areas shaded in orange are at risk from a 100-year flood. The areas shaded in green are at risk from a 500-year flood. Experts say the possible severity of flooding could be worse because of the fire.
— Interactive Graphic by Chris Hickerson, The Gazette

Flood data courtesy FEMA / Data, Map tiles by Stamen Design, under CC BY 3.0., Open Street Map and contributors, CC-BY-SA

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  •      Pre-Wildfire 1% chance of flooding
  •      Pre-Wildfire 0.2% chance of flooding
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