On July 31, 1976 the Big Thomson River below Rocky Mountain National Park received 12 inches of rain in four hours. A 20 foot wall of water came down the Canyon and killed 143 people. Five bodies were never found.
Many of the dead were campers celebrating Colorado’s Centennial.
Surprising that this could happen before the climate dice were loaded. Obama says that floods are getting worse now, because he read that on the Internet somewhere.