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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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Thu September 19, 2013

VIDEO: Clean Up, Recovery Begins In Post-Flood Longmont

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With estimates of more than 1,800 homes destroyed and more than 16,000 damaged, waterlogged communities are pulling together to start the daunting task of rebuilding.
Source: YouTube · Via: The Associated Press
Volunteers descended on hard-hit Colorado neighborhoods to help people clean up from the floods. In Longmont, residents are searching through their mud-caked belongings for anything that can be saved. (Sept. 18)


Thu September 19, 2013
Colorado Flood

Flood Concerns Moving From Rescue To Recovery

A stranded truck sinks into the water and mud near Deer Run, Longmont, Colo., Sept. 13
Nurpu Flickr - Creative Commons

Authorities in Boulder and Larimer counties say they are scaling back the emergency phase of flood disaster operations, and transitioning into the recovery phase.

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Wed September 18, 2013
Colorado Flood

Helicopter Rescues Scaling Back

U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Nicole Manzanares/RELEASED


Tue September 17, 2013
Colorado Flood

With 'Islands' Reconnected, Lyons Looks To Flood Recovery

McConnell Drive bridge, one of the destroyed bridges in Lyons.
Maeve Conran KGNU

Post-flood Lyons is a different place than what the foothills community normally is. The population of just over 2000 people has been replaced by National Guard and crews working to repair services and helicopters land on Main Street with evacuees from neighboring canyons.

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