Affected Areas

Overview: Boulder Flood 2013

Incident/DRO Overview


Incident Type Flooding
Cause Rain
Date of Origin Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Location Boulder County
Road Closures
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Open Shelters

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Locations Involved
Extensive flooding along the foothills, in mountain communities, and in the plains near rivers and drainages.
Significant Events
On September 12, 2013 at 9:58 am MDT, emergency management reported Flash Flooding continuing over portions of central Boulder County. Several inches of rain ranging from 6 to 10 inches has fallen in the past 12 to 18 hours over Central Boulder County.
Recommended Actions Continued rain may cause flash flooding of creeks, streams, and ditches, Be particularly cautious downstream of burn areas. Water may flow down roadways. Rock slides or debris flows can also be expected. Excessive runoff from this storm will cause flash flooding of creeks and streams, roads and roadside culverts. The Heavy Rains could also trigger rock slides or debris flows in steep terrain. Move to higher ground as necessary.
Emergency Management Offices

Colorado Emergency Management  OEM 

Adams County OEM

Boulder County OEM

Longmont County OEM

Larimer County OEM

Commerce City OEM

Jefferson County OEM

Weather Services Current Alerts

Red Cross Denver


Related Incident Reports
Current Emergency Information - Boulder OEM

Additional Information:

Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service

Flood Resources

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Emergency Numbers

Boulder County (303) 413-7730

Aurora - (303) 326-8780

Commerce City - (303) 288-1535

Lakewood - (303) 987-5412

Longmont - (303) 651-8595

Longmont - (303) 651-8501

Loveland - (303) 962-2020

Emergency contact list :

911 for emergencies
211 United Way
311 for local government offices
511 for road conditions

Out of state inquiries - (877)-315-7623



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