Flooding potential from the Waldo Canyon fire

This map shows the probability of a flood in the highlighted areas before the Waldo Canyon fire. The areas shaded in orange are at risk from a 100-year flood. The areas shaded in green are at risk from a 500-year flood. Experts say the possible severity of flooding could be worse because of the fire. Zooming in on an area reveals pins placed at likely flood points.
— Interactive Graphic by Chris Hickerson, The Gazette

Map Key

  •      Pre-Wildfire 1% chance of flooding
  •      Pre-Wildfire 0.2% chance of flooding
  • Potential flood points