Esri has churned out a public news map highlighting some of the data and social media news updates (tweets, photos, videos) from Colorado revealing the extent of the Colorado flood situation. You can jump directly to the newsmap HERE or continue reading and browse it below… stay safe Colorado!
Archives for September 13, 2013
For those of you interested in monitoring not only the flood waters in Colorado but also for any location there’s some very useful resources available from the USGS to keep in mind. First and foremost, there’s the USGS Colorado Water Science Center webpage, packed with useful data, information, and web services, see http://co.water.usgs.gov/index.html
And for those of you interested in monitoring a specific location there’s a handy resource that enables you to set some parameters to determine when you will receive alerts either via text or email – enter the USGS water alert system. see stream guage data and water levels for any station and establish a text alert notification for a set threshold – http://water.usgs.gov/wateralert/
Colorado and the Colorado Front Range in Particular is in many ways the heartland of Geospatial technology in America, the corridor between Boulder and Fort Collins considered my many as “GIS Alley”. Wishes are going out to all in the area to stay dry and safe!
Flooding in Longmont between 9th and Mt. View – Source: @PaytonPeterson
There’s a number of ways that people and companies can offer a small bit of support and help. The following comes from TheDenverChannel…