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Research Project: Response of Ecosystem Services in Agricultural Watersheds to Changes in Water Availability, Land Use, Management, and Climate

Location: Water Management and Systems Research

Title: Rainfall data near the Black Hollow Debris Flow, Larimer County, Colorado 20 July 2021

item KAMPF, STEPHANIE - Colorado State University
item RENGERS, FRANCIS - Us Geological Survey (USGS)
item SEARS, MEGAN - Colorado State University
item PUNTENNEY, KIRA - Colorado State University
item KOSTELNIK, JAIME - Us Geological Survey (USGS)
item Barnard, David
item Green, Timothy

Submitted to: Restoration Ecology
Publication Type: Database / Dataset
Publication Acceptance Date: 1/17/2022
Publication Date: N/A
Citation: N/A

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Technical Abstract: The data presented in this data release represent the records from a rain gage near Black Hollow, CO, a watershed that is tributary to the Cache La Poudre River. On 20 July 2021 a large rainstorm moved over the watershed and generated a large debris flow that destroyed several homes, resulting in four fatalities. The watershed had been burned prior to the rainstorm during the Cameron Peak wildfire (13 August – 2 December 2020). Here we present time-series data the Dry Creek rain gage, which captures the storm that triggered the Black Hollow debris flow. Latitude and Longitude data are included in the header. The Dry Creek rain gage reports the number of tips at timesteps of 5 minutes, and each tip is equal to 0.01 inches of rainfall.