Big Thompson Floods of 1976 and 2013 - A Visual Comparison

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The Big Thompson Floods of 1976 and 2013 shown visually. The inundation images reflect the location and peak streamflows at certain points between Estes Park and Loveland, Colorado.

 

Big Thompson Floods of 1976 and 2013 - A Visual Comparison of Floods

Big Thompson Floods of 1976 and 2013. Graphic shows 1976 and flood inundation of Big Thompson Canyon on the left; 2013 on the right. Below each are three photos from the respective floods. The inundation area spans from Estes Park to Loveland in various shades of blue. 

(Credit: Darren (Paco) Van Sistine, USGS. Public domain.)