Flooding

12:47pm

Mon September 23, 2013
Colorado Flood

One Confirmed Fatality, All Missing Accounted For In Larimer County [Updated]

Police tape along the Big Thompson River in Loveland, Sept. 16.
Credit Ed Ogle / Flickr/creative commons

Larimer County officials have confirmed that the body of an unidentified woman was found Saturday, Sept. 21, bringing the death toll from the flooding in Colorado to eight.

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5:29pm

Fri September 20, 2013
Colorado Flood

Colorado Evacuees Mull Next Steps

Colorado Flood survivor Sarah Egloff logs her daily phone calls in a notebook.
Grace Hood KUNC

In the past week, Ed and Sarah Egloff have experienced enough dramatic events to fill a lifetime. In the hours before their mountain home and cars washed away in the roaring Big Thompson River, the couple waded through deep water. Then they were rescued by helicopter from their tiny town of Drake.

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2:00pm

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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10:03am

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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6:33am

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

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