Statewide Flood Quick Facts: September 21 at 10 AM

The State Emergency Operations Center (EOC) continues to operate in support of local emergency operations at a Level I between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m.  The State EOC then transitions to Level IV virtual operations overnight with staff on-call to return to the center.

Today the unaccounted for number decreased as did the number of open shelters.  The next update will be before 8 p.m.

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
FATALITIES7Boulder (4), El Paso (2), Clear Creek (1)
EVACUATED PERSONS5,950Population under mandatory evacuation
SHELTERS9 shelters204 People Overnight
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
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DAMAGED HOMES16,101Preliminary number assessments just beginning
DESTROYED HOMES1,882Preliminary 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 4,301 HouseholdsStatewide
NATURAL GAS OUTAGE4,210 HouseholdsStatewide

Apply for FEMA Assistance

Flood survivors should apply today for FEMA assistance by:
  • Register online at
  • Call FEMA at 800-621-3362 (TTY 800-462-7582) Lines are open from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. seven days a week.