Big Thompson Flood
On July 31, 1976, one of the most catastrophic weather events in Colorado’s history unfolded as a late afternoon thunderstorm developed near Estes Park.
CBS4 this week gathered a handful of recollections from last year’s historic flood that highlight the good-news stories that emerged. Here are a few.
The Big Thompson flood struck 38 years ago, claiming the lives of more than 140 people.
A search and rescue veteran in Left Hand Canyon had to scramble up a tree to survive the flood waters.
A 35th anniversary remembrance service for more than 140 people who lost their lives in the Big Thompson flood of 1976 is planned Sunday evening at a memorial marker near Drake.