2011 Vermont flood maps after Irene

Vermont was hard hit by Irene. There are lots of photos and videos out there showing some of the devastation and flooding; here are maps that give some sense for the area involved. 

Vermont Flooding 2011 on Facebook is a good community resource, as is Mad River Valley Hurricane Irene. For volunteer coordination, see the VTResponse weblog.

Detailed city maps showing flooded areas are not yet available. FEMA maps show the most vulnerable areas, and are available for BurlingtonMontpelier, Waitsfield, and other cities.

A collaborative map of the incident is VTIrene, hosted on Crowdmap. Another VTIrene collection by Dan Dowling on Scoop.IT has an aggregation of news, video, and twitter accounts.

Compare with the 1927 flood; the Landscape Change Program at the University of Vermont has aerial photography of that event. See the National Weather Service's Flood of 1927 information.

River information from the Northeast River Forecast Center (RFC).


Vermont road information from VTrans. Please check current road conditions; this is not a current road map. An interactive Google map of Vermont highway conditions has more precision.


Vermont New Road Closures is a crowd-sourced map, which includes information about local roads not otherwise noted on the official map. This is a snapshot from August 31, 2011.


Google.org's Vermont Flooding 2011 map has a series of map overlays; this one depicts bridges out, roads closed, and towns that are isolated. Much of the data can be downloaded in KML formats, and the interactive version of this lets you zoom in; this snapshot is observed August 31, 2011.


One day and seven day precipitation totals, from NERFC and AHPS.

Northeast-one-day-rainfall Northeast-seven-day-rainfall

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