Fri September 20, 2013
Colorado Flood

Creating A Plan So That No Pets Are Left Behind

Sgt. 1st Class Keith Bart UH-60 Black Hawk (medevac) carries an animal to safety, during a flood rescue and recovery operations in Boulder, Colo., Sept. 16, 2013
U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jonathan C. Thibault/Released

1,918 square miles have been flooded in Colorado forcing 5,350 individuals to evacuate – many by air. Some of the helicopters conducting airlifts carried more pets than people to safety.

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Fri September 20, 2013
Colorado Flood

For Evacuee, A 'Scary, Exciting' Airlift From Pinewood Springs

One of the National Guard's CH-47 Chinook helicopters descends to evacuate several residents from the Pinewood Springs area, Sept. 16.
Kerry Grimes used with permission

Colorado’s devastating torrential floodwaters washed out countless roads and bridges, essentially stranding many mountain communities – including Pinewood Springs. The small community of about 600 residents is part of the town of Lyons but lies within southern Larimer County.

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Fri September 20, 2013
Colorado Flood

Evans' Pipe Plan Could Help Lift 'No Flush'

Piping for a temporary sewer bypass waiting for installation in Evans, Colo., Sept. 19.
Nathan Heffel KUNC


Fri September 20, 2013
Colorado Flood

Look At The Flooding Of Greeley And Evans From Space

The swollen South Platte River pushing though Evans and Greeley, Colo., Sept. 17, 2013.
Jesse Allen and Robert Simmon, using Landsat data from the USGS NASA Earth Observatory


Thu September 19, 2013
Colorado Flood

Many Missing People Now Accounted For In Colorado Flooding

Originally published on Thu September 19, 2013 10:37 am

A military vehicle was on its side in a ditch in Longmont, Colo., on Tuesday after being washed away by floodwaters.
Marc Piscotty Getty Images

Far fewer people remain on the "missing" list in Colorado as rescuers increasingly reach some of the more remote areas of the 17 counties affected by a devastating flood that has killed at least six people.

The Associated Press reports that the number of missing was at 200 on Thursday, down from a high of 1,200. Electricity and phone service has been restored in some areas, helping trim the list.

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