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Hermits Peak-Calf Canyon debris flow

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Detailed Description

Heavy rainfall on the afternoon of August 3, 2022 triggered a debris flow in the Hermits Peak-Calf Canyon burn area.  A USGS monitoring station installed in the drainage basin captured video footage of the flow.  This clip of the video shows the flow from 13:43:00 MDT to 13:45:32 MDT.

0:00 (13:43 MDT) Start of Video

0:08 (13:43:08 MDT) Trees falling from south bank of channel

0:12 (13:43:12 MDT) Trees continue falling from south bank of channel

0:25 (13:43:25 MDT) Large trees visible in channel

1:27 to 1:30 (13:44:27 to 13:44:30 MDT) Several large trees fall from south bank of channel

2:04 (13:45:04 MDT) Large tree visible in channel

2:32 (13:45:32 MDT) End of Video




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