Past Flood Events | 2013 | September Southwest Floods
Unusual end-of-summer rains produced flooding in the Southwest United States, including devastating floods in the Colorado Front Range and major floods in central New Mexico.
Colorado Flood Info
3-day rainfall of nearly 13 inches caused major flooding in river basins near Boulder, Colorado.
NWS Service Assessment: The Record Eastern Colorado Floods of September 11-17, 2013. (published June 2014)
Exceedance Probability Analysis (pdf) for the Colorado Flood Event, 9-16 September 2013 from the Hydrometeorological Design Studies Center (HDSC), National Weather Service, NOAA, released September 17, 2013
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New Mexico, Arizona, and Utah Flood Info
Major flooding occurred in the Upper Gila River and Paria River Basins in Arizona, Utah, and new Mexico, beginning on September 9th, resulting in road closures and damage to homes. Click the images below to view flooding along the Rio Puerco river.