Statewide Flood Quick Facts: September 24 at 8 PM

The State Emergency Operations Center (EOC) remains at Level III activation from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Level IV Virtual operations overnight with staff on stand-by.

Additional Public Assistance was awarded to Boulder and Larimer counties today by FEMA.  This provides funding for permanent repair and replacement of disaster-damaged infrastructure.  FEMA generally covers 75% of costs with the state and local agencies covering 25% through a cost share agreement.

Public Assistance Preliminary Damage Assessment teams are currently out working in the flood impacted counties.

FLOOD AREA1,533 Square MilesPreliminary number
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)
MISSING1 missing /presumed deadLarimer County
EVACUATED PERSONS5958Population under mandatory evacuation
SHELTERS4 Shelters201 People Overnight
ANIMALS EVACUATED118 petsPets in pet shelters as of 9/24/2013
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
Colorado 2-1-11,817 Total People AssistedStatewide
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