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Statement as of 6:00 AM CDT on July 31, 2015


... On this date in weather history...

In 1976... the Big Thompson Canyon flash flood unleashed a
night of terror in the Colorado rockies from near Estes
Park down the canyon around 25 miles to Loveland. Caused
by stationary thunderstorms that produced around 1 foot
of rain in about 3 hours that funneled into the Narrow
Canyon... the horrific flash flood produced a wall of
water nearly 20 feet high that carried 10 foot boulders
along the wave front as it sped through the canyon. In 2
hours... the flash flood destroyed 10 miles of Highway
34... killed 145... of which 6 who were never
found... destroyed 418 houses... damaged 138 others and
destroyed 152 businesses. Damages totaled around $40
million.


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