Note: March 12 through 18 is Flood and Wildfire Safety Week in Colorado. This is the second article in a series on safety and preparedness. See Sunday's overview here.
In September 2013, heavy rain fell over a large area of the foothills south to the Pikes Peak Region, resulting in flash flooding. Much of the water that fell across northeast Colorado eventually ended up in the South Platte River, with major river flooding occurring from Greeley to the state line.