Statewide Flood Quick Facts: September 23

The State Emergency Operations Center is now operating at a Level III and is activated from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.  A Recovery website has been created and can be accessed by clicking on the Flood Recovery tab on  Today the Public Assistance Preliminary Damage Assessment Teams began working in several of the counties in the state.  Their work is expected to continue through the weekend through each of the impacted counties.

FLOOD AREA1,918 Square MilesPreliminary number and will increase
IMPACTED COUNTIES17 CountiesAdams, Arapahoe, Broomfield, Boulder, Clear Creek, Denver, El Paso, Fremont, Jefferson, Larimer, Loga, Morgan, Pueblo, Otero, Washington, Weld, Sedgwick
FATALITIES8Boulder (4), El Paso (2), Clear Creek (1), Larimer (1)
EVACUATED PERSONS5958Population under mandatory evacuation
SHELTERS5 Shelters200 People Overnight
ANIMALS EVACUATED380 petsPets in pet shelters as of 9/21/2013
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DAMAGED HOMES16101Preliminary number assessments just beginning
DESTROYED HOMES1882Preliminary number assessments just beginning
DAMAGED COMMERCIAL765Preliminary number assessments just beginning
DESTROYED COMMERCIAL203Preliminary number assessments just beginning
ROADS DAMAGED200 Miles State highways and roads
BRIDGES DAMAGED50 BridgesState bridges
ROAD & BRIDGE DAMAGE COSTS$135 Million to start repairsState related highways and bridges
POWER OUTAGES 3947 householdsStatewide
NATURAL GAS OUTAGE4,210 householdsStatewide
2-1-1 CALLS3100 calls to dateStatewide
MAJOR DISASTER DECLARATIONCO-4145 - 9 CountiesAdams, Arapahoe, Boulder, Clear Creek, El Paso, Jefferson,Larimer, Logan and Weld
EMERGENCY DECLARATION3365-EMAdams, Arapahoe, Broomfield, Clear Creek, Denver, Fremont, Jefferson, Logan, Morgan, Pueblo, Washington, and Weld