Colorado Floods

Local residents, left to right, Levi Wolfe, Miranda Woodard, Tyler Sadar, and Genevieve Marquez help salvage and clean property in an area inundated after days of flooding, in Hygeine, Colo., Monday Sept. 16, 2013. Searches continue for missing people in isolated Colorado mountain towns. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
floods-salvage-625 Local residents, left to right, Levi Wolfe, Miranda Woodard, Tyler Sadar, and Genevieve Marquez help salvage and clean property in an area inundated after days of flooding, in Hygeine, Colo., Monday Sept. 16, 2013. Searches continue for missing people in isolated Colorado mountain towns. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
A truck rests next to the washed out railroad track in the Champion Greens neighborhood in Longmont,  Colo., Sunday Sept. 15, 2013.  Evacuations are underway Sunday morning in some Longmont neighborhoods because the St. Vrain River is rising quickly. (AP Photo/ The Denver Post, Craig F. Walker)
Colorado Flooding A truck rests next to the washed out railroad track in the Champion Greens neighborhood in Longmont, Colo., Sunday Sept. 15, 2013. Evacuations are underway Sunday morning in some Longmont neighborhoods because the St. Vrain River is rising quickly. (AP Photo/ The Denver Post, Craig F. Walker)
Local residents, left to right, Levi Wolfe, Miranda Woodard, Tyler Sadar, and Genevieve Marquez help salvage and clean property in an area inundated after days of flooding, in Hygeine, Colo., Monday Sept. 16, 2013. Searches continue for missing people in isolated Colorado mountain towns. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
Colorado Flooding Local residents, left to right, Levi Wolfe, Miranda Woodard, Tyler Sadar, and Genevieve Marquez help salvage and clean property in an area inundated after days of flooding, in Hygeine, Colo., Monday Sept. 16, 2013. Searches continue for missing people in isolated Colorado mountain towns. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
Flood victims are helped off of military helicopters at the Boulder Municipal Airport in Boulder, Colo., on on Monday,  Sept. 16,  2013, after being rescued. Thousands of people remained stranded by high water and washed out roads in the state. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)
Rescued Flood Victims Flood victims are helped off of military helicopters at the Boulder Municipal Airport in Boulder, Colo., on on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013, after being rescued. Thousands of people remained stranded by high water and washed out roads in the state. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)
This photo taken on Friday, Sept. 13, 2013, shows National Guardsmen loading a woman into a truck to be evacuated from Lyons, Colo. (AP Photo/Kenneth Wajda)
Lyons, Colorado flooding This photo taken on Friday, Sept. 13, 2013, shows National Guardsmen loading a woman into a truck to be evacuated from Lyons, Colo. (AP Photo/Kenneth Wajda)
This photo taken on Friday, Sept. 13, 2013, shows National Guard trucks making their way down one of the main streets in Lyons, Colo.  Access to the small mountain town was cut off after bridges were destroyed by flash flooding.  (AP Photo/Kenneth Wajda)
Lyons, Colorado flooding This photo taken on Friday, Sept. 13, 2013, shows National Guard trucks making their way down one of the main streets in Lyons, Colo. Access to the small mountain town was cut off after bridges were destroyed by flash flooding. (AP Photo/Kenneth Wajda)
Hayden Court collapsed during the flooding of the Troxell neighborhood in Longmont, Colo., Sunday Sept. 15, 2013.  Evacuations are underway Sunday morning in some Longmont neighborhoods because the St. Vrain River is rising quickly. (AP Photo/Denver Post, Craig F. Walker)
Colorado Flooding Hayden Court collapsed during the flooding of the Troxell neighborhood in Longmont, Colo., Sunday Sept. 15, 2013. Evacuations are underway Sunday morning in some Longmont neighborhoods because the St. Vrain River is rising quickly. (AP Photo/Denver Post, Craig F. Walker)
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The mountain town of Jamestown, CO is devastated by the massive floods to hit 14 counties in CO. (AP File Photo)
This photo taken on Friday, Sept. 13, 2013, shows the foundation of a house being undercut  in Lyons, Colo.  Access to the small mountain town was cut off after bridges were destroyed by flash flooding. Days of rain and floods have transformed the outdoorsy mountain communities in Colorado's Rocky Mountain foothills from a paradise for backpackers and nature lovers into a disaster area with little in the way of supplies or services. Roadways have crumbled, scenic bridges are destroyed, and most shops are closed. (AP Photo/Kenneth Wajda)
Lyons This photo taken on Friday, Sept. 13, 2013, shows the foundation of a house being undercut in Lyons, Colo. Access to the small mountain town was cut off after bridges were destroyed by flash flooding. Days of rain and floods have transformed the outdoorsy mountain communities in Colorado's Rocky Mountain foothills from a paradise for backpackers and nature lovers into a disaster area with little in the way of supplies or services. Roadways have crumbled, scenic bridges are destroyed, and most shops are closed. (AP Photo/Kenneth Wajda)
A house lays completely demolished in what was the path of the recent floods that have destroyed the town of Jamestown, Colo., on Sunday Sept. 14, 2013.  No one has been able to access the town until late Sunday afternoon when crews finalized repairs of the upper portion of the road for emergency traffic only.  The town has no infrastructure or running water.  Some parts of town amazingly enough have electricity.  A dozen or so residents stayed as most of the town was evacuated by helicopters. (AP Photo/ The Denver Post, Helen H. Richardson)
Flooding in Jamestown, CO A house lays completely demolished in what was the path of the recent floods that have destroyed the town of Jamestown, Colo., on Sunday Sept. 14, 2013. No one has been able to access the town until late Sunday afternoon when crews finalized repairs of the upper portion of the road for emergency traffic only. The town has no infrastructure or running water. Some parts of town amazingly enough have electricity. A dozen or so residents stayed as most of the town was evacuated by helicopters. (AP Photo/ The Denver Post, Helen H. Richardson)
A heavy flow of water pours out of a parking lot on E. Elkhorn Ave. overwhelming a culvert heading under the roadway.  As a steady rain continues to fall, the town of Estes Park, Colo., begins Sunday Sept. 15, 2013 to clean up the flooded downtown streets and stores that are popular for visitors. (AP Photo/ The Denver Post, Kathryn Scott Osler)
Colorado flooding A heavy flow of water pours out of a parking lot on E. Elkhorn Ave. overwhelming a culvert heading under the roadway. As a steady rain continues to fall, the town of Estes Park, Colo., begins Sunday Sept. 15, 2013 to clean up the flooded downtown streets and stores that are popular for visitors. (AP Photo/ The Denver Post, Kathryn Scott Osler)
This photo taken on Friday, Sept. 13, 2013, shows vehicles damages by flood waters on a street in Lyons, Colo.  Access to the small mountain town was cut off after bridges were destroyed by flash flooding. Days of rain and floods have transformed the outdoorsy mountain communities in Colorado's Rocky Mountain foothills from a paradise for backpackers and nature lovers into a disaster area with little in the way of supplies or services. Roadways have crumbled, scenic bridges are destroyed, and most shops are closed. (AP Photo/Kenneth Wajda)
Colorado flooding This photo taken on Friday, Sept. 13, 2013, shows vehicles damages by flood waters on a street in Lyons, Colo. Access to the small mountain town was cut off after bridges were destroyed by flash flooding. Days of rain and floods have transformed the outdoorsy mountain communities in Colorado's Rocky Mountain foothills from a paradise for backpackers and nature lovers into a disaster area with little in the way of supplies or services. Roadways have crumbled, scenic bridges are destroyed, and most shops are closed. (AP Photo/Kenneth Wajda)
Mike Steinpach moves mud out from the basement of Stan McDonald's house damaged by flooding near the corner of Widgeon Dr. and Allen Drive. Longmont, Colo., Sunday Sept. 15, 2013. (AP Photo/ The Denver Post, Hyoung Chang)
longmont colorado flooding Mike Steinpach moves mud out from the basement of Stan McDonald's house damaged by flooding near the corner of Widgeon Dr. and Allen Drive. Longmont, Colo., Sunday Sept. 15, 2013. (AP Photo/ The Denver Post, Hyoung Chang)
A woman is  helped off of a military helicopter at the Boulder Municipal Airport in Boulder, Colo., on on Monday,  Sept. 16,  2013, after being rescued. Thousands of people remained stranded by high water and washed out roads in the state. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)
Rescued Flood Victims A woman is helped off of a military helicopter at the Boulder Municipal Airport in Boulder, Colo., on on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013, after being rescued. Thousands of people remained stranded by high water and washed out roads in the state. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)
A road crew works on a stretch of highway washed out by flooding along the South Platte River in Weld County, Colorado near Greeley, Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013.  Hundreds of roads in the area have been damaged or destroyed by the floodwaters that have affected parts of a 4,500-square-mile (11,655-square-kilometer) area — an area the size of the U.S. state of Connecticut. (AP Photo/John Wark)
Colorado Flooding A road crew works on a stretch of highway washed out by flooding along the South Platte River in Weld County, Colorado near Greeley, Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013. Hundreds of roads in the area have been damaged or destroyed by the floodwaters that have affected parts of a 4,500-square-mile (11,655-square-kilometer) area — an area the size of the U.S. state of Connecticut. (AP Photo/John Wark)
Dave Jackson closes a mailbox with his foot after delivering the mail to a home surrounded on three sides by a flooded Cheyenne Creek Friday, Sept. 13, 2013 in Colorado Springs, Colo.  Coffee-colored floodwaters cascaded downstream from the Colorado Rockies on Friday, transforming normally scenic rivers and creeks into fast, unforgiving torrents and forcing thousands more evacuations from water-logged communities beset by days of steady rain. (AP Photo/The Colorado Springs Gazette, Michael Ciaglo)
Flooding in Colorado Springs Dave Jackson closes a mailbox with his foot after delivering the mail to a home surrounded on three sides by a flooded Cheyenne Creek Friday, Sept. 13, 2013 in Colorado Springs, Colo. Coffee-colored floodwaters cascaded downstream from the Colorado Rockies on Friday, transforming normally scenic rivers and creeks into fast, unforgiving torrents and forcing thousands more evacuations from water-logged communities beset by days of steady rain. (AP Photo/The Colorado Springs Gazette, Michael Ciaglo)
Cattle find dry ground near Fort Collins, Colo., as flooding continues to devastate the Front Range and thousands are forced to evacuate with an unconfirmed number of structures destroyed Friday, Sept. 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Colorado Heli-Ops, Dennis Pierce)
Colorado Flooding Cattle find dry ground near Fort Collins, Colo., as flooding continues to devastate the Front Range and thousands are forced to evacuate with an unconfirmed number of structures destroyed Friday, Sept. 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Colorado Heli-Ops, Dennis Pierce)
Temporarily displaced Lyons resident Kevin Bonner walks among a makeshift camp for people who voluntarily camped on higher ground due to fears of a dam breaking, on a hill overlooking Lyons, Colo., Friday Sept. 13, 2013. Days of heavy rains and flash floods which washed out bridges have left Lyons residents stranded from emergency crews, and has sectioned off the town into several pieces not reachable from one to another. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
Floods camping Temporarily displaced Lyons resident Kevin Bonner walks among a makeshift camp for people who voluntarily camped on higher ground due to fears of a dam breaking, on a hill overlooking Lyons, Colo., Friday Sept. 13, 2013. Days of heavy rains and flash floods which washed out bridges have left Lyons residents stranded from emergency crews, and has sectioned off the town into several pieces not reachable from one to another. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
Homes in Lyons, Colo. are surrounded by water as flooding continues to devastate the Front Range as thousands are forced to evacuate with an unconfirmed number of structures destroyed Friday, Sept. 13, 2013.  (AP Photo/Colorado Heli-Ops, Dennis Pierce)
Colorado Flooding Homes in Lyons, Colo. are surrounded by water as flooding continues to devastate the Front Range as thousands are forced to evacuate with an unconfirmed number of structures destroyed Friday, Sept. 13, 2013. (AP Photo/Colorado Heli-Ops, Dennis Pierce)
The Summit County Rescue team works to save Suzanne Sophocles, center, from her severely flooded home Friday, Sept. 13, 2013 in Boulder, Colo. (AP Photo/The Daily Camera, Jeremy Papasso)
Flood rescue The Summit County Rescue team works to save Suzanne Sophocles, center, from her severely flooded home Friday, Sept. 13, 2013 in Boulder, Colo. (AP Photo/The Daily Camera, Jeremy Papasso)
Will Pitner is rescued by emergency workers after a night trapped sheltering outside on high ground above his home as it filled with floodwaters, at the base of Boulder Canyon, Colo., Friday, Sept. 13, 2013. People in Boulder were ordered to evacuate as water rose to dangerous levels amid a storm system that has been dropping rain for a week. Rescuers struggled to reach dozens of people cut off by flooding in mountain communities, while residents in the Denver area and other areas were warned to stay off flooded streets. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
Will Pitner Will Pitner is rescued by emergency workers after a night trapped sheltering outside on high ground above his home as it filled with floodwaters, at the base of Boulder Canyon, Colo., Friday, Sept. 13, 2013. People in Boulder were ordered to evacuate as water rose to dangerous levels amid a storm system that has been dropping rain for a week. Rescuers struggled to reach dozens of people cut off by flooding in mountain communities, while residents in the Denver area and other areas were warned to stay off flooded streets. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
Officials investigate the scene of a road collapse at Highway 287 and Dillon at the Broomfield/Lafayette border, Colo., that sent three vehicles into the water after flash flooding on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013. The National Weather Service has warned of an "extremely dangerous and life-threatening situation" throughout the region. (AP Photo/Daily Camera, Cliff Grassmick)
Colorado Flooding
Officials investigate the scene of a road collapse at Highway 287 and Dillon at the Broomfield/Lafayette border, Colo., that sent three vehicles into the water after flash flooding on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013. The National Weather Service has warned of an "extremely dangerous and life-threatening situation" throughout the region. (AP Photo/Daily Camera, Cliff Grassmick)
Officials investigate the scene of a road collapse at Highway 287 and Dillon at the Broomfield/Lafayette border, Colo., that sent three vehicles into the water after flash flooding on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013. The National Weather Service has warned of an "extremely dangerous and life-threatening situation" throughout the region. (AP Photo/Daily Camera, Cliff Grassmick)
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