DENVER - Thousands of homes are damaged or destroyed and thousands of Coloradans are facing a long recovery.
As rain leaves the area and waters recede, here is a look at the floods by the numbers as of Sept. 24.
Fatalities -- 8 killed [Boulder (4), El Paso (2), Clear Creek (1), Larimer (1)]
Missing -- 1 (Presumed dead in Larimer County)
Homes destroyed -- 1,882
Homes damaged -- 16,101
Businesses destroyed -- 203
Businesses damaged -- 765
Number of people evacuated -- 5,958
Number of people evacuated by air -- 2,256
Number of pets evacuated by air -- 1,047
Animals -- 118 in pet shelters as of 9/24/2013
Shelters -- 4
Counties impacted by flood -- 17
State bridges destroyed -- 30
State bridges damaged -- 20
Miles of road damaged -- 200
Square miles affected -- 1,533
Cost to repair bridges, roads -- $475 million
Counties under major disaster declaration -- Adams, Arapahoe, Boulder, Clear Creek, El Paso, Jefferson,Larimer, Logan and Weld
Counties under emergency declaration -- Adams, Arapahoe, Broomfield, Clear Creek, Denver, Fremont, Jefferson, Logan, Morgan, Pueblo, Washington, and Weld
Number of households applying for individual FEMA assistance -- 17,855
FEMA contribution -- $25.5 million
Aircraft involved in rescue effort at its peak -- 19 helicopters
Oil and gas wells shut down by energy companies -- approximately 1,200 (600 operated by Anadarko, roughly 400 by Encana, 100 to 200 PDC Energy, Inc.)
Damage estimated in Jefferson County: $6 million
Cost of state operations: $19.49 million. This is the state operational cost only, not the local or federal cost
State funds available to help local communities recover -- $91.5 million
The State Emergency Operations Center (EOC) remains at Level III activation from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Level IV Virtual operations overnight with staff on stand-by.
Additional Public Assistance was awarded to Boulder and Larimer counties today by FEMA. This provides funding for permanent repair and replacement of disaster-damaged infrastructure. FEMA generally covers 75% of costs with the state and local agencies covering 25% through a cost share agreement.