Screencap from the video showing the Big Thompson seen along U.S. 34 after an ice dam broke and released additional flows downstream.
Credit CDOT / YouTube.com
The Colorado Department of Transportation reported the ice dam break Thursday, briefly causing concern and emergency notification downstream. Later tweeting that no problems were reported in the Big Thompson Canyon, the Larimer Sheriff canceled the notifications.
Members of the Colorado Air National Guard's 240th Civil Engineering Flight use a tape measure to measure the size of damage to a bridge affected by floodwaters in Loveland, Colo., Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013.
Credit U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Jon Soucy
The legislative session beginning Jan. 8, 2014 could see several bills in response to September’s historic floods.
Monday, Dec. 2 is the last day for survivors of September’s historic floods to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency for help. To date, FEMA has approved more than $56 million in individual assistance for impacted counties in Colorado.