A major interstate highway is closed after mudslides washed out a portion of I-70 west of Denver.
Colorado Gov. Jared Polis pointed to "burn scars" from wildfires as part of the reason why the land was susceptible to landslides after recent flooding.
Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd speaks with Lesli Wood, professor of geology at the Colorado School of Mines.
This segment aired on August 5, 2021.