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Boulder Front Range Area Flood Information

Weather and Climate Information about the 2013 Boulder region flood


Most Damaging floods in Colorado
Colorado floods

Floods on major streams of the Front Range [1864-1976]

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1860-1900:
	           1    1    1    1    1    1    1    1    1
YEAR               8    8    8    8    8    8    8    8    9
                   6    6    7    7    8    8    9    9    0
                   01234567890123456789012345678901234567890


Bear Creek                         X                  X X    
Big Thompson           X                              X      
Boulder Creek          X           X                  X      
Cache La Poudre        X           X       X                 
Cherry Creek           X           X X     X                
Clear Creek            X        X             X       X X    
Fountain Creek         X           X       XX         X      
St. Vrain Creek        X           X                  X      
South Platte River     X           X                  X      


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1900-1939:
	           1    1    1    1    1    1    1    1
YEAR               9    9    9    9    9    9    9    9
                   0    0    1    1    2    2    3    3
                   0123456789012345678901234567890123456789

Bear Creek                                           XX  X  
Big Thompson              X           X X X              X
Boulder Creek                     X     X                X
Cache La Poudre       X             X   X X
Cherry Creek                  X          X           X
Clear Creek                                   X      X   X
Fountain Creek        X                 X           X  X
St. Vrain Creek                         X                X
South Platte River                      X            X X
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1940-1981:
                   1         1         1         1         1 
YEAR               9         9         9         9         9 
                   4         5         6         7         8 
                   012345678901234567890123456789012345678901
Bear Creek          XX      X       X           X   X
Big Thompson            X      X                       X
Boulder Creek
Cache La Poudre             X                          X
Cherry Creek             X X               X X      X
Clear Creek         X                               X
Fountain Creek                               X      X
St. Vrain Creek     X               X
South Platte River   X    X X       X        X      X
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Time of year and amount of flooding in the Front Range [1864-1976]

May 1-10		1
May 11-20		3.5
May 21-30		5.5
May 31-Jun 9		9
Jun 10-19		6
Jun 20-29		2
Jun 30-Jul 9		2
Jul 10- 19		6
Jul 20-29		6.5
July 30-Aug 8		8.5
Aug 9-18		1
Aug 19-28		1
Aug 29-Sep 7		2
Sep 8-Sep 17		2
Other
  • Front Range from Greeley to Pueblo June 2-8, 1995
  • July 29 1887 Fort Collins
  • July 25 & 30-31, 1998 S Platte
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