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Emergency Assessment of Post-Fire Debris-Flow Hazards

March 6, 2016
Topographic map of post-fire debris flow
Topographic map of post-fire debris flows. 

The maps below depict the likelihood of debris-flow generation and estimates of flow magnitude in locations where debris flows initiate. The models do not predict downstream impacts, potential debris-flow runout paths, and the areal extent of debris-flow or flood inundation.

For information on what to do if you live in a recently-burned area where debris flows are possible, and there is a rainstorm - before, during, and after, download the National Weather Service Post Wildfire Flash Flood and Debris Flow Guide (PDF 7.2 MB) 

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