Topic: Big Thompson Canyon
Loveland flooding: Colorado counties reported some 1,500 homes have been destroyed and about 17,500 damaged by flooding. Rescuers are reaching more pockets of stranded residents in Loveland and other Colorado cities.
Colorado, and especially Boulder, Colo., has a history of flash floods. In 2004, the University of Colorado's Natural Hazards Center listed a flash flood in Boulder as one of six "disasters waiting to happen" in the United States.