On Air Now

Current Show

Sean Hannity   2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Call Sean at 800-941-7326

Show Info »

Upcoming Shows

Program Schedule »

Listen

Listen Live Now » 1320 AM Sioux Falls, SD 107.9 FM Sioux Falls, SD

Weather

Current Conditions(Sioux Falls,SD 57104)

More Weather »
61° Feels Like: 61°
Wind: ENE 28 mph Past 24 hrs - Precip: 0”
Current Radar for Zip

Today

Showers/Wind 64°

Tonight

Scattered Thunderstorms 47°

Tomorrow

AM Clouds/PM Sun 68°

Property losses from Colorado floods to run nearly $2 billion: Eqecat

Rows of vehicles lie flooded in Weld County, Colorado September 17, 2013. REUTERS/Rick Wilking
Rows of vehicles lie flooded in Weld County, Colorado September 17, 2013. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

DENVER (Reuters) - The disaster modeling firm Eqecat has estimated that total losses in residential property damage and living expenses from the recent floods in Colorado will run about $900 million, with commercial and government property losses expected to hit $1 billion.

The Oakland, California-based company said residential property losses alone amount to more than $200 for each person who lives in the 17 flood-stricken counties of Colorado, based on 2012 census data, and that most of those costs are uninsured.

(Reporting by Steve Gorman in Los Angeles and Keith Coffman in Denver; Writing by Steve Gorman; Editing by Cynthia Johnston)

Comments