Blizzards, Debris Flows & Other Natural Challenges

The mountains of Colorado can experience severe weather and fires that can change landscapes and the way soil and water behave. A destructive fire can damage the ground and make it susceptible to flood damage; heavy rains can move tons of rock and soil down mountainsides and accumulated snow can become avalanches. Grand County recently completed a Hazard Mitigation Plan, which identified these potential natural challenges and has been working to mitigate the threat of these challenges. 

Resources

The following resources are also available to help you proactively prepare for a natural challenge as well as learn what to do after a flood, debris flow, or avalanche occurs:

Contact Us

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    Interim Director

    Alexis Kimbrough

    E: akimbrough@co.grand.co.us
    P: 970-531-2674

    Project Specialist

    Joel Cochran

    E: jcochran@co.grand.co.us
    P: 970-725-3813 x273

    Emergency: 911
    Non-Emergent Dispatch: 
    970-725-3311

    Mailing Address

    P.O. Box 2578
    Fraser, CO 80442

    Physical Address

    350 CR 5103
    Fraser, CO 80442