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. Zooming in on an area reveals pins placed at likely flood points.
— Interactive Graphic by Chris Hickerson, The Gazette
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