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Sections of flood a damaged road on Fourmile Canyon Drive on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013 in Boulder County. Initial assessments have begun trickling in, but many areas remain inaccessible and the continuing emergency prevents a thorough understanding of the devastations scope. (AP PhotoDaily Camera, Jeremy Papasso)
Sections of flood a damaged road on Fourmile Canyon Drive on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013 in Boulder County. Initial assessments have begun trickling in, but many areas remain inaccessible and the continuing emergency prevents a thorough understanding of the devastation's scope. (AP Photo/Daily Camera, Jeremy Papasso)
Trash and damaged mementos are piled outside Joan Fishburns home in Boulder, Colo., Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013. While Fishburn did not have flood insurance, she hopes her sewer backup insurance covers cleaning costs. Thousands of Coloradans who didnt buy flood policies for their homes, businesses and farms are facing staggering costs to rebuild after last weeks deadly and devastating floods in the mountains, foothills and eastern plains. (AP PhotosManuel Valdes)
Trash and damaged mementos are piled outside Joan Fishburn's home in Boulder, Colo., Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013. While Fishburn did not have flood insurance, she hopes her sewer backup insurance covers cleaning costs. Thousands of Coloradans who didn’t buy flood policies for their homes, businesses and farms are facing staggering costs to rebuild after last week’s deadly and devastating floods in the mountains, foothills and eastern plains. (AP Photos/Manuel Valdes)
A damaged bridge on Highway 34 over the Big Thompson River near Loveland, Colo., on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013. As floodwaters recede, cleanup and damage assessment continues. Statewide, only about 22,000 homeowners have flood insurance policies, FEMA spokesman Jerry DeFelice said. With 2.2 million housing units in Colorado, according to Census figures, that means about 1 percent of the states residences have flood coverage. (AP PhotoChris Schneider)
A damaged bridge on Highway 34 over the Big Thompson River near Loveland, Colo., on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013. As floodwaters recede, cleanup and damage assessment continues. Statewide, only about 22,000 homeowners have flood insurance policies, FEMA spokesman Jerry DeFelice said. With 2.2 million housing units in Colorado, according to Census figures, that means about 1 percent of the state’s residences have flood coverage. (AP Photo/Chris Schneider)
FEMA Urban Search and Rescue workers, Doug Westhoff, left, and Randy Sanders, right, walk next to part of a collapsed portion of Namaqua Rd. in Loveland, Colo., on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013. As floodwaters recede, cleanup and damage assessment continue. Statewide, only about 22,000 homeowners have flood insurance policies, FEMA spokesman Jerry DeFelice said. With 2.2 million housing units in Colorado, according to Census figures, that means about 1 percent of the states residences have flood coverage. (AP PhotoChris Schneider)
FEMA Urban Search and Rescue workers, Doug Westhoff, left, and Randy Sanders, right, walk next to part of a collapsed portion of Namaqua Rd. in Loveland, Colo., on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013. As floodwaters recede, cleanup and damage assessment continue. Statewide, only about 22,000 homeowners have flood insurance policies, FEMA spokesman Jerry DeFelice said. With 2.2 million housing units in Colorado, according to Census figures, that means about 1 percent of the state’s residences have flood coverage. (AP Photo/Chris Schneider)
Stan Koleski, 65, shovels mud from a friends barn in Loveland, Colo., on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013. The Big Thompson River went over its banks destroying homes and businesses in the area. Statewide, only about 22,000 homeowners have flood insurance policies, FEMA spokesman Jerry DeFelice said. With 2.2 million housing units in Colorado, according to Census figures, that means about 1 percent of the states residences have flood coverage. (AP PhotoChris Schneider)
Stan Koleski, 65, shovels mud from a friend's barn in Loveland, Colo., on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013. The Big Thompson River went over its banks destroying homes and businesses in the area. Statewide, only about 22,000 homeowners have flood insurance policies, FEMA spokesman Jerry DeFelice said. With 2.2 million housing units in Colorado, according to Census figures, that means about 1 percent of the state’s residences have flood coverage. (AP Photo/Chris Schneider)
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Diane Carnahan, right, hugs her father Dave Dillon as they clean-up after their home was damaged by floodwaters in Loveland, Colo., on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013. Statewide, only about 22,000 homeowners have flood insurance policies, FEMA spokesman Jerry DeFelice said. With 2.2 million housing units in Colorado, according to Census figures, that means about 1 percent of the states residences have flood coverage. (AP PhotoChris Schneider)
Diane Carnahan, right, hugs her father Dave Dillon as they clean-up after their home was damaged by floodwaters in Loveland, Colo., on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013. Statewide, only about 22,000 homeowners have flood insurance policies, FEMA spokesman Jerry DeFelice said. With 2.2 million housing units in Colorado, according to Census figures, that means about 1 percent of the state’s residences have flood coverage. (AP Photo/Chris Schneider)
Jessica Klauzer-Zimmerman sits in her bedroom of her flood damaged home in Boulder, Colo., on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013. Klauzer-Zimmerman woke up Thursday Sept. 12, to knee-deep water inside her townhouse, and has since been dealing with a maze of phone calls with insurance agents. Each agent told her that her policy does not cover flood damage. Thousands of people who dont have flood insurance could face staggering costs to rebuild after the devastating floods in Colorado.(AP PhotoEd Andrieski)
Jessica Klauzer-Zimmerman sits in her bedroom of her flood damaged home in Boulder, Colo., on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013. Klauzer-Zimmerman woke up Thursday Sept. 12, to knee-deep water inside her townhouse, and has since been dealing with a maze of phone calls with insurance agents. Each agent told her that her policy does not cover flood damage. Thousands of people who don't have flood insurance could face staggering costs to rebuild after the devastating floods in Colorado.(AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)
Stan Koleski, 65, shovels mud from a friends barn in Loveland, Colo., on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013. The Big Thompson River went over its banks destroying homes and businesses in the area. Statewide, only about 22,000 homeowners have flood insurance policies, FEMA spokesman Jerry DeFelice said. With 2.2 million housing units in Colorado, according to Census figures, that means about 1 percent of the states residences have flood coverage. (AP PhotoChris Schneider)
Stan Koleski, 65, shovels mud from a friend's barn in Loveland, Colo., on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013. The Big Thompson River went over its banks destroying homes and businesses in the area. Statewide, only about 22,000 homeowners have flood insurance policies, FEMA spokesman Jerry DeFelice said. With 2.2 million housing units in Colorado, according to Census figures, that means about 1 percent of the state’s residences have flood coverage. (AP Photo/Chris Schneider)
While searching through flood debris, Athena Ross, second from left, smiles after finding a box containing her birth certificate, as church volunteer Linda Pekarek, right, claps her hands, in a neighborhood hard hit by last weeks flooding in Longmont, Colo., Wednesday Sept. 18, 2013. Also pictured helping are, left to right, resident Katie Byrne, neighbors Elizabeth Dipert and her brother Jonathan, and family friend Andre Whitehair. (AP PhotoBrennan Linsley)
While searching through flood debris, Athena Ross, second from left, smiles after finding a box containing her birth certificate, as church volunteer Linda Pekarek, right, claps her hands, in a neighborhood hard hit by last weeks flooding in Longmont, Colo., Wednesday Sept. 18, 2013. Also pictured helping are, left to right, resident Katie Byrne, neighbors Elizabeth Dipert and her brother Jonathan, and family friend Andre Whitehair. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
Elizabeth Dipert, left, helps her neighbor Katie Byrne, center, sift through thrown out flood refuse looking for valuables, at Byrnes home on Wednesday Sept. 18, 2013, in Longmont, Colo. Statewide, only about 22,000 homeowners have flood insurance policies, FEMA spokesman Jerry DeFelice said. With 2.2 million housing units in Colorado, according to Census figures, that means about 1 percent of the states residences have flood coverage. (AP PhotoBrennan Linsley)
Elizabeth Dipert, left, helps her neighbor Katie Byrne, center, sift through thrown out flood refuse looking for valuables, at Byrne's home on Wednesday Sept. 18, 2013, in Longmont, Colo. Statewide, only about 22,000 homeowners have flood insurance policies, FEMA spokesman Jerry DeFelice said. With 2.2 million housing units in Colorado, according to Census figures, that means about 1 percent of the state’s residences have flood coverage. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
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This photo shows flood damage to Old Highway 34 in Loveland, Colo., on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013. As floodwaters recede, cleanup and damage assessment continues after historic flooding. (AP PhotoChris Schneider)
This photo shows flood damage to Old Highway 34 in Loveland, Colo., on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013. As floodwaters recede, cleanup and damage assessment continues after historic flooding. (AP Photo/Chris Schneider)
Local residents, who preferred not to give their names, remove water-logged and contaminated belongings destroyed in flooding, in Longmont, Colo., Wednesday Sept. 18, 2013. As water recedes and flows east onto the Colorado plains, rescuers are shifting their focus from emergency airlifts to trying to find the hundreds of people still unaccounted for after last weeks devastating flooding. (AP PhotoBrennan Linsley)
Local residents, who preferred not to give their names, remove water-logged and contaminated belongings destroyed in flooding, in Longmont, Colo., Wednesday Sept. 18, 2013. As water recedes and flows east onto the Colorado plains, rescuers are shifting their focus from emergency airlifts to trying to find the hundreds of people still unaccounted for after last week's devastating flooding. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
Flood Damage in Salina on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013 in the Fourmile Canyon area of Boulder County Colorado. (AP PhotoDaily Camera, Jeremy Papasso)
Flood Damage in Salina on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013 in the Fourmile Canyon area of Boulder County Colorado. (AP Photo/Daily Camera, Jeremy Papasso)
A home is destroyed in Salina on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013 in the Fourmile Canyon area of Boulder County Colorado. (AP PhotoDaily Camera, Jeremy Papasso)
A home is destroyed in Salina on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013 in the Fourmile Canyon area of Boulder County Colorado. (AP Photo/Daily Camera, Jeremy Papasso)
Jestin Franklin pushes a wheelbarrow full of mud while helping his grandmother clean flood damage at her home on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013 in the Fourmile Canyon area of Boulder County Colorado. (AP PhotoDaily Camera, Jeremy Papasso)
Jestin Franklin pushes a wheelbarrow full of mud while helping his grandmother clean flood damage at her home on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013 in the Fourmile Canyon area of Boulder County Colorado. (AP Photo/Daily Camera, Jeremy Papasso)
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A home is destroyed in Salina on Tuesday, Sept. 17, in the Fourmile Canyon area of Boulder County Colorado. (AP PhotoDaily Camera, Jeremy Papasso)
A home is destroyed in Salina on Tuesday, Sept. 17, in the Fourmile Canyon area of Boulder County Colorado. (AP Photo/Daily Camera, Jeremy Papasso)
Sections of flood damaged road on Fourmile Canyon Drive on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013 in Boulder County Colorado. (AP PhotoDaily Camera, Jeremy Papasso)
Sections of flood damaged road on Fourmile Canyon Drive on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013 in Boulder County Colorado. (AP Photo/Daily Camera, Jeremy Papasso)
Keenan Gates walks across a makeshift bridge in Salina after assessing the damage to his mothers home on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013 at the Salina Junction in the Fourmile Canyon area of Boulder County Colorado. (AP PhotoDaily Camera, Jeremy Papasso)
Keenan Gates walks across a makeshift bridge in Salina after assessing the damage to his mothers home on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013 at the Salina Junction in the Fourmile Canyon area of Boulder County Colorado. (AP Photo/Daily Camera, Jeremy Papasso)
American Humane Association worker Josh Daniels searches for a missing cat at a home destroyed by the flood in Salina Colorado on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013 on Fourmile Canyon Drive in Boulder County. (AP PhotoDaily Camera, Jeremy Papasso)
American Humane Association worker Josh Daniels searches for a missing cat at a home destroyed by the flood in Salina Colorado on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013 on Fourmile Canyon Drive in Boulder County. (AP Photo/Daily Camera, Jeremy Papasso)
A farm is surrounded by floodwaters near Crook, Colo., on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013. The floods that ravaged Colorado this past week also took a toll on the states agricultural communities.. (AP PhotoChris Schneider)
A farm is surrounded by floodwaters near Crook, Colo., on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013. The floods that ravaged Colorado this past week also took a toll on the state's agricultural communities.. (AP Photo/Chris Schneider)
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A flooded cornfield near Crook, Colo., on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013. The floods that ravaged Colorado this past week also took a toll on the states agricultural communities. (AP PhotoChris Schneider)
A flooded cornfield near Crook, Colo., on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013. The floods that ravaged Colorado this past week also took a toll on the state's agricultural communities. (AP Photo/Chris Schneider)
At sunrise, the St. Vrain creek flows past a bridge destroyed in flooding days earlier, in Longmont, Colo., Tuesday Sept. 17, 2013. Meanwhile elsewhere, searches continue for those missing in isolated Colorado mountain towns. The rains finally stopped, allowing many Colorado flood evacuees to return home to toppled houses and upended vehicles with the realization that rebuilding their lives will take months. Search crews, meanwhile, rescued hundreds more people stranded by floodwaters. (AP PhotoBrennan Linsley)
At sunrise, the St. Vrain creek flows past a bridge destroyed in flooding days earlier, in Longmont, Colo., Tuesday Sept. 17, 2013. Meanwhile elsewhere, searches continue for those missing in isolated Colorado mountain towns. The rains finally stopped, allowing many Colorado flood evacuees to return home to toppled houses and upended vehicles with the realization that rebuilding their lives will take months. Search crews, meanwhile, rescued hundreds more people stranded by floodwaters. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
The sun rises over a portion of railroad track undermined by flooding days earlier, in Longmont, Colo., Tuesday Sept. 17, 2013. Meanwhile elsewhere, searches continue for those missing in isolated Colorado mountain towns. The rains finally stopped, allowing many Colorado flood evacuees to return home to toppled houses and upended vehicles with the realization that rebuilding their lives will take months. Search crews, meanwhile, rescued hundreds more people stranded by floodwaters. (AP PhotoBrennan Linsley)
The sun rises over a portion of railroad track undermined by flooding days earlier, in Longmont, Colo., Tuesday Sept. 17, 2013. Meanwhile elsewhere, searches continue for those missing in isolated Colorado mountain towns. The rains finally stopped, allowing many Colorado flood evacuees to return home to toppled houses and upended vehicles with the realization that rebuilding their lives will take months. Search crews, meanwhile, rescued hundreds more people stranded by floodwaters. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
At sunrise, the St. Vrain creek flows past a bridge destroyed in flooding days earlier, in Longmont, Colo., Tuesday Sept. 17, 2013. Meanwhile elsewhere, searches continue for those missing in isolated Colorado mountain towns. The rains finally stopped, allowing many Colorado flood evacuees to return home to toppled houses and upended vehicles with the realization that rebuilding their lives will take months. Search crews, meanwhile, rescued hundreds more people stranded by floodwaters. (AP PhotoBrennan Linsley)
At sunrise, the St. Vrain creek flows past a bridge destroyed in flooding days earlier, in Longmont, Colo., Tuesday Sept. 17, 2013. Meanwhile elsewhere, searches continue for those missing in isolated Colorado mountain towns. The rains finally stopped, allowing many Colorado flood evacuees to return home to toppled houses and upended vehicles with the realization that rebuilding their lives will take months. Search crews, meanwhile, rescued hundreds more people stranded by floodwaters. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
Local man Joey Schendel, 19, looks for submerged items while helping neighbors salvage and clean their 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 PhotoBrennan Linsley)
Local man Joey Schendel, 19, looks for submerged items while helping neighbors salvage and clean their 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)
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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 PhotoBrennan Linsley)
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)
Local residents, left to right, Tyler Sadar, Miranda Woodard, Joey Schendel, and Levi Wolfe 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 PhotoBrennan Linsley)
Local residents, left to right, Tyler Sadar, Miranda Woodard, Joey Schendel, and Levi Wolfe 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)
Local residents, left to right, Genevieve Marquez and Miranda Woodard rinse mud from their hands in floodwaters while helping 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 PhotoBrennan Linsley)
Local residents, left to right, Genevieve Marquez and Miranda Woodard rinse mud from their hands in floodwaters while helping 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)
Miranda Woodard, left, and Joey Schendel help salvage and clean property in an area inundated after days of flooding, in Hygiene, Colo., Monday Sept. 16, 2013. Colorado mountain towns cut off for days by massive flooding slowly reopened Monday, to reveal cabins toppled, homes ripped from their foundations and everything covered in a thick layer of muck. (AP PhotoBrennan Linsley)
Miranda Woodard, left, and Joey Schendel help salvage and clean property in an area inundated after days of flooding, in Hygiene, Colo., Monday Sept. 16, 2013. Colorado mountain towns cut off for days by massive flooding slowly reopened Monday, to reveal cabins toppled, homes ripped from their foundations and everything covered in a thick layer of muck. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
Genevieve Marquez, left, and Miranda Woodard help salvage and clean property in an area inundated after days of flooding, in Hygeine, Colo., Monday Sept. 16, 2013. Colorado mountain towns cut off for days by massive flooding slowly reopened Monday, to reveal cabins toppled, homes ripped from their foundations and everything covered in a thick layer of muck. (AP PhotoBrennan Linsley)
Genevieve Marquez, left, and Miranda Woodard help salvage and clean property in an area inundated after days of flooding, in Hygeine, Colo., Monday Sept. 16, 2013. Colorado mountain towns cut off for days by massive flooding slowly reopened Monday, to reveal cabins toppled, homes ripped from their foundations and everything covered in a thick layer of muck. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
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A military helicopter takes off from Boulder Municipal Airport as another, in foreground, warms up to fly in Boulder, Colo., on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. Crews are searching for pockets of individuals still stranded from flooding that began late last week. (AP PhotoEd Andrieski)
A military helicopter takes off from Boulder Municipal Airport as another, in foreground, warms up to fly in Boulder, Colo., on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. Crews are searching for pockets of individuals still stranded from flooding that began late last week. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)
A military helicopter takes off from Boulder Municipal Airport in Boulder, Colo., on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. Crews are searching for pockets of individuals still stranded from flooding that began late last week. (AP PhotoEd Andrieski)
A military helicopter takes off from Boulder Municipal Airport in Boulder, Colo., on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. Crews are searching for pockets of individuals still stranded from flooding that began late last week. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)
Pavlina Kushierz carries her daughter, Izabella, off the helicopter after being rescued from the flooding in Pinewood Springs, Colo., on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013 in Boulder, Colo. Officials hope the number of missing will drop rapidly as communications are restored and people are evacuated throughout the region, as it did in Larimer County, where almost 250 people were lopped off a missing-persons list over the weekend, and Boulder County, where the list shrunk by 187 people. (AP PhotoThe Daily Camera, Jeremy Papasso) NO SALES
Pavlina Kushierz carries her daughter, Izabella, off the helicopter after being rescued from the flooding in Pinewood Springs, Colo., on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013 in Boulder, Colo. Officials hope the number of missing will drop rapidly as communications are restored and people are evacuated throughout the region, as it did in Larimer County, where almost 250 people were lopped off a missing-persons list over the weekend, and Boulder County, where the list shrunk by 187 people. (AP Photo/The Daily Camera, Jeremy Papasso) NO SALES
Flood evacuee, 18-month-old Jourleni, plays on her inflatable crib, as her father Rafael Ruiz, left, and mother Evelyn Trevino, center, talk with Maria Hauser, a staffer at the Lifebridge Christian Church on Monday Sept. 16, 2013, in Longmont, Colo. The church has been converted to a shelter for those made homeless by flooding. Jourleni and her parents home in nearby Lyons, Colo., was destroyed in a flash flood several days earlier. (AP PhotoBrennan Linsley)
Flood evacuee, 18-month-old Jourleni, plays on her inflatable crib, as her father Rafael Ruiz, left, and mother Evelyn Trevino, center, talk with Maria Hauser, a staffer at the Lifebridge Christian Church on Monday Sept. 16, 2013, in Longmont, Colo. The church has been converted to a shelter for those made homeless by flooding. Jourleni and her parents' home in nearby Lyons, Colo., was destroyed in a flash flood several days earlier. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
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, on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013, in Hygeine, Colo. Searches continue for missing people in isolated Colorado mountain towns. (AP PhotoBrennan Linsley)
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, on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013, in Hygeine, Colo. Searches continue for missing people in isolated Colorado mountain towns. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
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This photo provided by Wendy Hayden shows some of the damage done by the floods in Lyons, Colo., Sunday Sept. 15, 2013. Colorado emergency management officials have released an initial estimate that says the ongoing flooding has damaged or destroyed nearly 19,000 homes. The Colorado Office of Emergency Management estimated Sunday on its website that 17,494 homes have been damaged and 1,502 destroyed. (AP PhotoWendy Hayden)
This photo provided by Wendy Hayden shows some of the damage done by the floods in Lyons, Colo., Sunday Sept. 15, 2013. Colorado emergency management officials have released an initial estimate that says the ongoing flooding has damaged or destroyed nearly 19,000 homes. The Colorado Office of Emergency Management estimated Sunday on its website that 17,494 homes have been damaged and 1,502 destroyed. (AP Photo/Wendy Hayden)
Water flows through an evacuated neighborhood after days of flooding in Hygeine, Colo., Sunday Sept. 15, 2013. After somewhat abating for two days, rain returned to Colorado Sunday, creating a risk of more flooding and mudslides. (AP PhotoBrennan Linsley)
Water flows through an evacuated neighborhood after days of flooding in Hygeine, Colo., Sunday Sept. 15, 2013. After somewhat abating for two days, rain returned to Colorado Sunday, creating a risk of more flooding and mudslides. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
Water flows through an evacuated neighborhood after days of flooding in Hygeine, Colo., Sunday Sept. 15, 2013. After somewhat abating for two days, rain returned to Colorado Sunday, creating a risk of more flooding and mudslides. (AP PhotoBrennan Linsley)
Water flows through an evacuated neighborhood after days of flooding in Hygeine, Colo., Sunday Sept. 15, 2013. After somewhat abating for two days, rain returned to Colorado Sunday, creating a risk of more flooding and mudslides. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
A field of parked cars and trucks sits partially submerged near Greeley, Colo., Saturday, Sept. 14, as debris-filled rivers flooded into towns and farms miles from the Rockies. Hundreds of roads, farms and businesses in the area have been damaged or destroyed by the floodwaters. (AP PhotoJohn Wark)
A field of parked cars and trucks sits partially submerged near Greeley, Colo., Saturday, Sept. 14, as debris-filled rivers flooded into towns and farms miles from the Rockies. Hundreds of roads, farms and businesses in the area have been damaged or destroyed by the floodwaters. (AP Photo/John Wark)
People stand at the edge of a highway washed out by flooding along the South Platte River in Weld County, Colorado near Greeley, Saturday, Sept. 14. Hundreds of roads in the area have been damaged or destroyed by the floodwaters that have affected parts of a 4,500-square-mile area. (AP PhotoJohn Wark)
People stand at the edge of a highway washed out by flooding along the South Platte River in Weld County, Colorado near Greeley, Saturday, Sept. 14. Hundreds of roads in the area have been damaged or destroyed by the floodwaters that have affected parts of a 4,500-square-mile area. (AP Photo/John Wark)
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This aerial image shows a raging waterfall destroying a bridge along Highway 34 toward Estes Park, 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 PhotoColorado Heli-Ops, Dennis Pierce) MANDATORY CREDIT
This aerial image shows a raging waterfall destroying a bridge along Highway 34 toward Estes Park, 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) MANDATORY CREDIT
This aerial photo shows a raging waterfall destroying a bridge along Highway 34 toward Estes Park, 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 PhotoColorado Heli-Ops, Dennis Pierce) MANDATORY CREDIT
This aerial photo shows a raging waterfall destroying a bridge along Highway 34 toward Estes Park, 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) MANDATORY CREDIT
This aerial photo shows Highway 34 being destroyed toward Estes Park , Colo. as flooding continues to devastate the Colorado Front Range and thousands are forced to evacuate with an unconfirmed number of structures destroyed Friday, Sept. 13, 2013. (AP PhotoColorado Heli-Ops, Dennis Pierce) MANDATORY CREDIT
This aerial photo shows Highway 34 being destroyed toward Estes Park , Colo. as flooding continues to devastate the Colorado 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) MANDATORY CREDIT
This aerial photo shows a populated area near Longmont, Colo., being overrun by water 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 PhotoColorado Heli-Ops, Dennis Pierce) MANDATORY CREDIT
This aerial photo shows a populated area near Longmont, Colo., being overrun by water 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) MANDATORY CREDIT
This aerial photo shows a populated area near Longmont, Colo., being overrun by water 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 PhotoColorado Heli-Ops, Dennis Pierce) MANDATORY CREDIT
This aerial photo shows a populated area near Longmont, Colo., being overrun by water 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) MANDATORY CREDIT
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This aerial photo shows a business near Greeley, Colo., surrounded by water 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 PhotoColorado Heli-Ops, Dennis Pierce) MANDATORY CREDIT
This aerial photo shows a business near Greeley, Colo., surrounded by water 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) MANDATORY CREDIT
Colin Dinsmore, of Summit County Rescue, center, carries a dog on his shoulder after rescuing 3 people, 5 dogs and 2 cats from a flooded home, Friday, Sept. 13, 2013 in Boulder, Colo. By truck and helicopter, thousands of people stranded by floodwaters came down from the Colorado Rockies on Friday, two days after seemingly endless rain turned normally scenic rivers and creeks into coffee-colored rapids that wrecked scores of roads and wiped out neighborhoods. (AP PhotoThe Daily Camera, Jeremy Papasso) NO SALES
Colin Dinsmore, of Summit County Rescue, center, carries a dog on his shoulder after rescuing 3 people, 5 dogs and 2 cats from a flooded home, Friday, Sept. 13, 2013 in Boulder, Colo. By truck and helicopter, thousands of people stranded by floodwaters came down from the Colorado Rockies on Friday, two days after seemingly endless rain turned normally scenic rivers and creeks into coffee-colored rapids that wrecked scores of roads and wiped out neighborhoods. (AP Photo/The Daily Camera, Jeremy Papasso) NO SALES
Homes in residential neighborhood in Longmont, Colo., are submerged 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. The dayslong rush of water from higher ground has killed four people and turned towns on Colorados expansive eastern plains into muddy swamps. (AP PhotoJohn Wark)
Homes in residential neighborhood in Longmont, Colo., are submerged 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. The dayslong rush of water from higher ground has killed four people and turned towns on Colorado's expansive eastern plains into muddy swamps. (AP Photo/John Wark)
An extended area of Longmont, Colo., is mostly submerged as flooding continues to devastate the Front Range, Friday, Sept. 13, 2013. The flooding has affected parts of a 4,500-square-mile area, almost the size of Connecticut. (AP PhotoJohn Wark)
An extended area of Longmont, Colo., is mostly submerged as flooding continues to devastate the Front Range, Friday, Sept. 13, 2013. The flooding has affected parts of a 4,500-square-mile area, almost the size 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 PhotoThe Colorado Springs Gazette, Michael Ciaglo)
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)
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A man photographs the flooding in the underpass at Boulder Creek and Broadway Street in Boulder, Colo. on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013. Heavy rains and scarring from recent wildfires sent walls of water crashing down mountainsides early Thursday in Colorado, cutting off mountain towns. Boulder County was hit hardest, but flooding was reported all along the Front Range, from Colorado Springs to north of Fort Collins. (AP PhotoThe Daily Camera, Cliff Grassmick NO SALES
A man photographs the flooding in the underpass at Boulder Creek and Broadway Street in Boulder, Colo. on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013. Heavy rains and scarring from recent wildfires sent walls of water crashing down mountainsides early Thursday in Colorado, cutting off mountain towns. Boulder County was hit hardest, but flooding was reported all along the Front Range, from Colorado Springs to north of Fort Collins. (AP Photo/The Daily Camera, Cliff Grassmick NO SALES
A motorist is stopped in Sunshine Canyon west of Boulder, Colo. on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013. Heavy rains and scarring from recent wildfires sent walls of water crashing down mountainsides early Thursday in Colorado, cutting off mountain towns. Boulder County was hit hardest, but flooding was reported all along the Front Range, from Colorado Springs to north of Fort Collins. (AP PhotoThe Daily Camera, Cliff Grassmick NO SALES
A motorist is stopped in Sunshine Canyon west of Boulder, Colo. on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013. Heavy rains and scarring from recent wildfires sent walls of water crashing down mountainsides early Thursday in Colorado, cutting off mountain towns. Boulder County was hit hardest, but flooding was reported all along the Front Range, from Colorado Springs to north of Fort Collins. (AP Photo/The Daily Camera, Cliff Grassmick NO SALES
Robert Scott waits for traffic to cross Highway 52 near Erie, Colo., on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013 as flood waters near the roadway. Flash flooding in Colorado has cut off access to towns, closed the University of Colorado in Boulder and left at least three people dead. (AP PhotoEd Andrieski)
Robert Scott waits for traffic to cross Highway 52 near Erie, Colo., on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013 as flood waters near the roadway. Flash flooding in Colorado has cut off access to towns, closed the University of Colorado in Boulder and left at least three people dead. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)
Residence of an apartment house work to divert flood water from their building in Boulder, Colo., on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013. Flash flooding in Colorado has cut off access to towns, closed the University of Colorado in Boulder and left at least three people dead. (AP PhotoEd Andrieski)
Residence of an apartment house work to divert flood water from their building in Boulder, Colo., on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013. Flash flooding in Colorado has cut off access to towns, closed the University of Colorado in Boulder and left at least three people dead. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)
A geyser of flood water shoots out of a sewer on Canon Avenue next to the Cliff House in Manitou Springs, Colo. Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013 as storms continue to dump rain over the Waldo Canyon burn scar. (AP PhotoThe Gazette, Michael Ciaglo)
A geyser of flood water shoots out of a sewer on Canon Avenue next to the Cliff House in Manitou Springs, Colo. Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013 as storms continue to dump rain over the Waldo Canyon burn scar. (AP Photo/The Gazette, Michael Ciaglo)
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John Shada, of Manitou Springs, Colo., takes a photo of flood water as it shoots out of a sewer on Canon Avenue on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, in Manitou Springs, Colo. Flash flooding in Colorado has cut off access to towns, closed the University of Colorado in Boulder and left at least three people dead. (AP PhotoThe Colorado Springs Gazette, Michael Ciaglo)
John Shada, of Manitou Springs, Colo., takes a photo of flood water as it shoots out of a sewer on Canon Avenue on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, in Manitou Springs, Colo. Flash flooding in Colorado has cut off access to towns, closed the University of Colorado in Boulder and left at least three people dead. (AP Photo/The Colorado Springs Gazette, Michael Ciaglo)
A flood water shoots out of a sewer on Canon Avenue on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, in Manitou Springs, Colo. Flash flooding in Colorado has cut off access to towns, closed the University of Colorado in Boulder and left at least three people dead. (AP PhotoThe Colorado Springs Gazette, Michael Ciaglo)
A flood water shoots out of a sewer on Canon Avenue on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, in Manitou Springs, Colo. Flash flooding in Colorado has cut off access to towns, closed the University of Colorado in Boulder and left at least three people dead. (AP Photo/The Colorado Springs Gazette, Michael Ciaglo)
Brian Flynn, of Oregon, clears a drain in front of his sisters home in Boulder, Colo., on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013. Flash flooding in Colorado has cut off access to towns, closed the University of Colorado in Boulder and left at least three people dead.(AP PhotoEd Andrieski)
Brian Flynn, of Oregon, clears a drain in front of his sister's home in Boulder, Colo., on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013. Flash flooding in Colorado has cut off access to towns, closed the University of Colorado in Boulder and left at least three people dead.(AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)
A couple plays in flood water at Utah Park in Aurora, Colo., on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013. The park was under water due to flooding. Flash flooding in Colorado has cut off access to towns, closed the University of Colorado in Boulder and left at least three people dead.(AP PhotoEd Andrieski)
A couple plays in flood water at Utah Park in Aurora, Colo., on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013. The park was under water due to flooding. Flash flooding in Colorado has cut off access to towns, closed the University of Colorado in Boulder and left at least three people dead.(AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)
A duck swims near bleachers at Utah Park on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, in Aurora, Colo. The park was under water Thursday due to flooding. Flash flooding in Colorado has cut off access to towns, closed the University of Colorado in Boulder and left at least three people dead.(AP PhotoEd Andrieski)
A duck swims near bleachers at Utah Park on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, in Aurora, Colo. The park was under water Thursday due to flooding. Flash flooding in Colorado has cut off access to towns, closed the University of Colorado in Boulder and left at least three people dead.(AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)
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A city worker talks on his phone while surveying high water levels on Boulder Creek following overnight flash flooding in downtown Boulder, Colo., Thursday, Sept 12, 2013. Flash flooding in Colorado has left two people dead and the widespread high waters are keeping search and rescue teams from reaching stranded residents and motorists in Boulder and nearby mountain communities as heavy rains hammered northern Colorado. (AP PhotoBrennan Linsley)
A city worker talks on his phone while surveying high water levels on Boulder Creek following overnight flash flooding in downtown Boulder, Colo., Thursday, Sept 12, 2013. Flash flooding in Colorado has left two people dead and the widespread high waters are keeping search and rescue teams from reaching stranded residents and motorists in Boulder and nearby mountain communities as heavy rains hammered northern Colorado. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
High water levels flow down Boulder Creek following overnight flash flooding in downtown Boulder, Colo., Thursday, Sept 12, 2013. The widespread high waters are keeping search and rescue teams from reaching stranded residents and motorists in Boulder and nearby mountain communities as heavy rains hammered northern Colorado. (AP PhotoBrennan Linsley)
High water levels flow down Boulder Creek following overnight flash flooding in downtown Boulder, Colo., Thursday, Sept 12, 2013. The widespread high waters are keeping search and rescue teams from reaching stranded residents and motorists in Boulder and nearby mountain communities as heavy rains hammered northern Colorado. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
A car drives on a flooded road following overnight flash flooding in downtown Boulder, Colo., Thursday, Sept 12, 2013. The widespread high waters are keeping search and rescue teams from reaching stranded residents and motorists in Boulder and nearby mountain communities as heavy rains hammered northern Colorado. (AP PhotoBrennan Linsley)
A car drives on a flooded road following overnight flash flooding in downtown Boulder, Colo., Thursday, Sept 12, 2013. The widespread high waters are keeping search and rescue teams from reaching stranded residents and motorists in Boulder and nearby mountain communities as heavy rains hammered northern Colorado. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
A police officer blocks traffic on a closed road following overnight flash flooding in the area, in Boulder, Colo., Thursday, Sept 12, 2013. The widespread high waters are keeping search and rescue teams from reaching stranded residents and motorists in Boulder and nearby mountain communities as heavy rains hammered northern Colorado. (AP PhotoBrennan Linsley)
A police officer blocks traffic on a closed road following overnight flash flooding in the area, in Boulder, Colo., Thursday, Sept 12, 2013. The widespread high waters are keeping search and rescue teams from reaching stranded residents and motorists in Boulder and nearby mountain communities as heavy rains hammered northern Colorado. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
David Platco looks over a flooded and damage storage facility in North Boulder, Colo., on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013. Heavy rains and scarring from recent wildfires sent walls of water crashing down mountainsides early Thursday in Colorado, cutting off mountain towns. Boulder County was hit hardest, but flooding was reported all along the Front Range, from Colorado Springs to north of Fort Collins. (AP PhotoThe Daily Camera, Paul Aiken) NO SALES
David Platco looks over a flooded and damage storage facility in North Boulder, Colo., on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013. Heavy rains and scarring from recent wildfires sent walls of water crashing down mountainsides early Thursday in Colorado, cutting off mountain towns. Boulder County was hit hardest, but flooding was reported all along the Front Range, from Colorado Springs to north of Fort Collins. (AP Photo/The Daily Camera, Paul Aiken) NO SALES
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Residence of an apartment house work to divert flood water from their building in Boulder, Colo., on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013. Flash flooding in Colorado has cut off access to towns, closed the University of Colorado in Boulder and left at least three people dead. (AP PhotoEd Andrieski)
Residence of an apartment house work to divert flood water from their building in Boulder, Colo., on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013. Flash flooding in Colorado has cut off access to towns, closed the University of Colorado in Boulder and left at least three people dead. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)
Residence of an apartment house work to divert flood water from their building in Boulder, Colo., on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013. Flash flooding in Colorado has cut off access to towns, closed the University of Colorado in Boulder and left at least three people dead. (AP PhotoEd Andrieski)
Residence of an apartment house work to divert flood water from their building in Boulder, Colo., on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013. Flash flooding in Colorado has cut off access to towns, closed the University of Colorado in Boulder and left at least three people dead. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)
A man carries a sandbag through flood waters as residence of an apartment house work to divert flood water from their building in Boulder, Colo., on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013. Flash flooding in Colorado has cut off access to towns, closed the University of Colorado in Boulder and left at least three people dead. (AP PhotoEd Andrieski)
A man carries a sandbag through flood waters as residence of an apartment house work to divert flood water from their building in Boulder, Colo., on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013. Flash flooding in Colorado has cut off access to towns, closed the University of Colorado in Boulder and left at least three people dead. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)
Mountain View Fire Rescue department firefighters Jamie Wood and Steve Knoll walk through a food of water after doing a welfare check of a flooded property in rural Erie, Colo. on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013. Overnight rains along Colorados eastern foothills caused flooding in several communities and two fatalities. (AP PhotoPeter M. Fredin)
Mountain View Fire Rescue department firefighters Jamie Wood and Steve Knoll walk through a food of water after doing a welfare check of a flooded property in rural Erie, Colo. on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013. Overnight rains along Colorado's eastern foothills caused flooding in several communities and two fatalities. (AP Photo/Peter M. Fredin)
Paul Snyder wades into a foot of water flooding his property in rural Erie, Colo.on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013. Overnight rains along the Colorado foothills caused flooding in several communities and two fatalities. (AP PhotoPeter M. Fredin)
Paul Snyder wades into a foot of water flooding his property in rural Erie, Colo.on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013. Overnight rains along the Colorado foothills caused flooding in several communities and two fatalities. (AP Photo/Peter M. Fredin)
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Paul and Jean Snyder wade through a foot of water flooding their rural Erie, Colo. property on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013. Overnight rains along the Colorado foothills caused flooding in several communities and two fatalities.(AP PhotoPeter M. Fredin)
Paul and Jean Snyder wade through a foot of water flooding their rural Erie, Colo. property on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013. Overnight rains along the Colorado foothills caused flooding in several communities and two fatalities.(AP Photo/Peter M. Fredin)
The overflowing St. Vrain River swamps a home following overnight flash flooding, one mile east of Lyons, Colo., Thursday, Sept 12, 2013. The widespread high waters are keeping search and rescue teams from reaching stranded residents in Lyons and nearby mountain communities as heavy rains hammered northern Colorado. (AP PhotoBrennan Linsley)
The overflowing St. Vrain River swamps a home following overnight flash flooding, one mile east of Lyons, Colo., Thursday, Sept 12, 2013. The widespread high waters are keeping search and rescue teams from reaching stranded residents in Lyons and nearby mountain communities as heavy rains hammered northern Colorado. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
The overflowing St. Vrain River swamps a home following overnight flash flooding, one mile east of Lyons, Colo., Thursday, Sept 12, 2013. The widespread high waters are keeping search and rescue teams from reaching stranded residents in Lyons and nearby mountain communities as heavy rains hammered northern Colorado. (AP PhotoBrennan Linsley)
The overflowing St. Vrain River swamps a home following overnight flash flooding, one mile east of Lyons, Colo., Thursday, Sept 12, 2013. The widespread high waters are keeping search and rescue teams from reaching stranded residents in Lyons and nearby mountain communities as heavy rains hammered northern Colorado. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
A torrent from the overflowing St. Vrain River approaches a bridge following overnight flash flooding, one mile east of Lyons, Colo., Thursday, Sept 12, 2013. The widespread high waters are keeping search and rescue teams from reaching stranded residents in Lyons and nearby mountain communities as heavy rains hammered northern Colorado. (AP PhotoBrennan Linsley)
A torrent from the overflowing St. Vrain River approaches a bridge following overnight flash flooding, one mile east of Lyons, Colo., Thursday, Sept 12, 2013. The widespread high waters are keeping search and rescue teams from reaching stranded residents in Lyons and nearby mountain communities as heavy rains hammered northern Colorado. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
The overflowing St. Vrain River swamps parked semi trucks following overnight flash flooding, one mile east of Lyons, Colo., Thursday, Sept 12, 2013. The widespread high waters are keeping search and rescue teams from reaching stranded residents in Lyons and nearby mountain communities as heavy rains hammered northern Colorado. (AP PhotoBrennan Linsley)
The overflowing St. Vrain River swamps parked semi trucks following overnight flash flooding, one mile east of Lyons, Colo., Thursday, Sept 12, 2013. The widespread high waters are keeping search and rescue teams from reaching stranded residents in Lyons and nearby mountain communities as heavy rains hammered northern Colorado. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
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A business is flooded by the overflowing St. Vrain River one mile east of Lyons, Colo., following overnight flash flooding, Thursday, Sept 12, 2013. Flash flooding in Colorado has left widespread high waters that are keeping search and rescue teams from reaching stranded residents in Lyons and nearby mountain communities as heavy rains hammered northern Colorado. (AP PhotoBrennan Linsley)
A business is flooded by the overflowing St. Vrain River one mile east of Lyons, Colo., following overnight flash flooding, Thursday, Sept 12, 2013. Flash flooding in Colorado has left widespread high waters that are keeping search and rescue teams from reaching stranded residents in Lyons and nearby mountain communities as heavy rains hammered northern Colorado. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
Debris floats down the overflowing St. Vrain River following overnight flash flooding, one mile east of Lyons, Colo., Thursday, Sept 12, 2013. Flash flooding in Colorado has left widespread high waters that are keeping search and rescue teams from reaching stranded residents in Lyons and nearby mountain communities as heavy rains hammered northern Colorado. (AP PhotoBrennan Linsley)
Debris floats down the overflowing St. Vrain River following overnight flash flooding, one mile east of Lyons, Colo., Thursday, Sept 12, 2013. Flash flooding in Colorado has left widespread high waters that are keeping search and rescue teams from reaching stranded residents in Lyons and nearby mountain communities as heavy rains hammered northern Colorado. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
A police officer tapes off a road next to the overflowing St. Vrain River following overnight flash flooding, one mile east of Lyons, Colo., Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013. At least three people dead are reported dead, and the widespread high waters are keeping search and rescue teams from reaching stranded residents in Lyons and nearby mountain communities as heavy rains hammered northern Colorado. (AP PhotoBrennan Linsley)
A police officer tapes off a road next to the overflowing St. Vrain River following overnight flash flooding, one mile east of Lyons, Colo., Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013. At least three people dead are reported dead, and the widespread high waters are keeping search and rescue teams from reaching stranded residents in Lyons and nearby mountain communities as heavy rains hammered northern Colorado. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
The overflowing St. Vrain River swamps structures following overnight flash flooding, one mile east of Lyons, Colo., Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013. At least three people are reported dead and the widespread high waters are keeping search and rescue teams from reaching stranded residents in Lyons and nearby mountain communities as heavy rains hammered northern Colorado. (AP PhotoBrennan Linsley)
The overflowing St. Vrain River swamps structures following overnight flash flooding, one mile east of Lyons, Colo., Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013. At least three people are reported dead and the widespread high waters are keeping search and rescue teams from reaching stranded residents in Lyons and nearby mountain communities as heavy rains hammered northern Colorado. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
The overflowing St. Vrain River swamps structures following overnight flash flooding, one mile east of Lyons, Colo., Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013. At least two people are reported dead and the widespread high waters are keeping search and rescue teams from reaching stranded residents in Lyons and nearby mountain communities as heavy rains hammered northern Colorado. (AP PhotoBrennan Linsley)
The overflowing St. Vrain River swamps structures following overnight flash flooding, one mile east of Lyons, Colo., Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013. At least two people are reported dead and the widespread high waters are keeping search and rescue teams from reaching stranded residents in Lyons and nearby mountain communities as heavy rains hammered northern Colorado. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
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The overflowing St. Vrain River swamps a structure and a piece of heavy machinery following overnight flash flooding, one mile east of Lyons, Colo., Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013. At least two people are reported dead and the widespread high waters are keeping search and rescue teams from reaching stranded residents in Lyons and nearby mountain communities as heavy rains hammered northern Colorado. (AP PhotoBrennan Linsley)
The overflowing St. Vrain River swamps a structure and a piece of heavy machinery following overnight flash flooding, one mile east of Lyons, Colo., Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013. At least two people are reported dead and the widespread high waters are keeping search and rescue teams from reaching stranded residents in Lyons and nearby mountain communities as heavy rains hammered northern Colorado. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
Police walk past the bridge over the overflowing St. Vrain River following overnight flash flooding, one mile east of Lyons, Colo., Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013. At least three people are reported dead, and the widespread high waters are keeping search and rescue teams from reaching stranded residents in Lyons and nearby mountain communities as heavy rains hammered northern Colorado. (AP PhotoBrennan Linsley)
Police walk past the bridge over the overflowing St. Vrain River following overnight flash flooding, one mile east of Lyons, Colo., Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013. At least three people are reported dead, and the widespread high waters are keeping search and rescue teams from reaching stranded residents in Lyons and nearby mountain communities as heavy rains hammered northern Colorado. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
A business is flooded by the overflowing St. Vrain River one mile east of Lyons, Colo., following overnight flash flooding, Thursday, Sept 12, 2013. Widespread high waters are keeping search and rescue teams from reaching stranded residents in Lyons and nearby mountain communities as heavy rains hammered northern Colorado. (AP PhotoBrennan Linsley)
A business is flooded by the overflowing St. Vrain River one mile east of Lyons, Colo., following overnight flash flooding, Thursday, Sept 12, 2013. Widespread high waters are keeping search and rescue teams from reaching stranded residents in Lyons and nearby mountain communities as heavy rains hammered northern Colorado. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
Map locates towns flooded in Colorado. 2c x 5 inches 96.3 mm x 127 mm
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Robert Scott waits for traffic to cross Highway 52 near Erie, Colo., on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013 as flood waters near the roadway. Flash flooding in Colorado has cut off access to towns, closed the University of Colorado in Boulder and left at least three people dead. (AP PhotoEd Andrieski)
Robert Scott waits for traffic to cross Highway 52 near Erie, Colo., on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013 as flood waters near the roadway. Flash flooding in Colorado has cut off access to towns, closed the University of Colorado in Boulder and left at least three people dead. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)
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A motorist is stopped in Sunshine Canyon west of Boulder, Colo. on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013. Heavy rains and scarring from recent wildfires sent walls of water crashing down mountainsides early Thursday in Colorado, cutting off mountain towns. Boulder County was hit hardest, but flooding was reported all along the Front Range, from Colorado Springs to north of Fort Collins. (AP PhotoThe Daily Camera, Cliff Grassmick NO SALES
A motorist is stopped in Sunshine Canyon west of Boulder, Colo. on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013. Heavy rains and scarring from recent wildfires sent walls of water crashing down mountainsides early Thursday in Colorado, cutting off mountain towns. Boulder County was hit hardest, but flooding was reported all along the Front Range, from Colorado Springs to north of Fort Collins. (AP Photo/The Daily Camera, Cliff Grassmick NO SALES
A man photographs the flooding in the underpass at Boulder Creek and Broadway Street in Boulder, Colo. on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013. Heavy rains and scarring from recent wildfires sent walls of water crashing down mountainsides early Thursday in Colorado, cutting off mountain towns. Boulder County was hit hardest, but flooding was reported all along the Front Range, from Colorado Springs to north of Fort Collins. (AP PhotoThe Daily Camera, Cliff Grassmick NO SALES
A man photographs the flooding in the underpass at Boulder Creek and Broadway Street in Boulder, Colo. on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013. Heavy rains and scarring from recent wildfires sent walls of water crashing down mountainsides early Thursday in Colorado, cutting off mountain towns. Boulder County was hit hardest, but flooding was reported all along the Front Range, from Colorado Springs to north of Fort Collins. (AP Photo/The Daily Camera, Cliff Grassmick NO SALES
Firefighters keep watch over a road washed out by a torrent of water following overnight flash flooding near Left Hand Canyon, south of Lyons, Colo., Thursday, Sept 12, 2013. The widespread high waters are keeping search and rescue teams from reaching stranded residents in Lyons and nearby mountain communities as heavy rains hammered northern Colorado. (AP PhotoBrennan Linsley)
Firefighters keep watch over a road washed out by a torrent of water following overnight flash flooding near Left Hand Canyon, south of Lyons, Colo., Thursday, Sept 12, 2013. The widespread high waters are keeping search and rescue teams from reaching stranded residents in Lyons and nearby mountain communities as heavy rains hammered northern Colorado. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
Local residents look over a road washed out by a torrent of water following overnight flash flooding near Left Hand Canyon, south of Lyons, Colo., Thursday, Sept 12, 2013. The widespread high waters are keeping search and rescue teams from reaching stranded residents in Lyons and nearby mountain communities as heavy rains hammered northern Colorado. (AP PhotoBrennan Linsley)
Local residents look over a road washed out by a torrent of water following overnight flash flooding near Left Hand Canyon, south of Lyons, Colo., Thursday, Sept 12, 2013. The widespread high waters are keeping search and rescue teams from reaching stranded residents in Lyons and nearby mountain communities as heavy rains hammered northern Colorado. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
Local residents look over a road washed out by a torrent of water following overnight flash flooding near Left Hand Canyon, south of Lyons, Colo., Thursday, Sept 12, 2013. The widespread high waters are keeping search and rescue teams from reaching stranded residents in Lyons and nearby mountain communities as heavy rains hammered northern Colorado. (AP PhotoBrennan Linsley)
Local residents look over a road washed out by a torrent of water following overnight flash flooding near Left Hand Canyon, south of Lyons, Colo., Thursday, Sept 12, 2013. The widespread high waters are keeping search and rescue teams from reaching stranded residents in Lyons and nearby mountain communities as heavy rains hammered northern Colorado. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
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Local residents stand above a road washed out by a torrent of water following overnight flash flooding near Left Hand Canyon, south of Lyons, Colo., Thursday, Sept 12, 2013. The widespread high waters are keeping search and rescue teams from reaching stranded residents in Lyons and nearby mountain communities as heavy rains hammered northern Colorado. (AP PhotoBrennan Linsley)
Local residents stand above a road washed out by a torrent of water following overnight flash flooding near Left Hand Canyon, south of Lyons, Colo., Thursday, Sept 12, 2013. The widespread high waters are keeping search and rescue teams from reaching stranded residents in Lyons and nearby mountain communities as heavy rains hammered northern Colorado. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
A local resident looks out at a road washed out by a torrent of water following overnight flash flooding near Left Hand Canyon, south of Lyons, Colo., Thursday, Sept 12, 2013. The widespread high waters are keeping search and rescue teams from reaching stranded residents in Lyons and nearby mountain communities as heavy rains hammered northern Colorado. (AP PhotoBrennan Linsley)
A local resident looks out at a road washed out by a torrent of water following overnight flash flooding near Left Hand Canyon, south of Lyons, Colo., Thursday, Sept 12, 2013. The widespread high waters are keeping search and rescue teams from reaching stranded residents in Lyons and nearby mountain communities as heavy rains hammered northern Colorado. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
Local residents stand above a road washed out by a torrent of water following overnight flash flooding near Left Hand Canyon, south of Lyons, Colo., Thursday, Sept 12, 2013. The widespread high waters are keeping search and rescue teams from reaching stranded residents in Lyons and nearby mountain communities as heavy rains hammered northern Colorado. (AP PhotoBrennan Linsley)
Local residents stand above a road washed out by a torrent of water following overnight flash flooding near Left Hand Canyon, south of Lyons, Colo., Thursday, Sept 12, 2013. The widespread high waters are keeping search and rescue teams from reaching stranded residents in Lyons and nearby mountain communities as heavy rains hammered northern Colorado. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
Firefighters talk with local residents, who brought them coffee, as they keep watch over a road washed out by a torrent of water following overnight flash flooding near Left Hand Canyon, south of Lyons, Colo., Thursday, Sept 12, 2013. The widespread high waters are keeping search and rescue teams from reaching stranded residents in Lyons and nearby mountain communities as heavy rains hammered northern Colorado. (AP PhotoBrennan Linsley)
Firefighters talk with local residents, who brought them coffee, as they keep watch over a road washed out by a torrent of water following overnight flash flooding near Left Hand Canyon, south of Lyons, Colo., Thursday, Sept 12, 2013. The widespread high waters are keeping search and rescue teams from reaching stranded residents in Lyons and nearby mountain communities as heavy rains hammered northern Colorado. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
Local residents look over a road washed out by a torrent of water following overnight flash flooding near Left Hand Canyon, south of Lyons, Colo., Thursday, Sept 12, 2013. The widespread high waters are keeping search and rescue teams from reaching stranded residents in Lyons and nearby mountain communities as heavy rains hammered northern Colorado. (AP PhotoBrennan Linsley)
Local residents look over a road washed out by a torrent of water following overnight flash flooding near Left Hand Canyon, south of Lyons, Colo., Thursday, Sept 12, 2013. The widespread high waters are keeping search and rescue teams from reaching stranded residents in Lyons and nearby mountain communities as heavy rains hammered northern Colorado. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
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A fire department vehicle blocks a road washed out by a torrent of water following overnight flash flooding near Left Hand Canyon, south of Lyons, Colo., Thursday, Sept 12, 2013. The widespread high waters are keeping search and rescue teams from reaching stranded residents in Lyons and nearby mountain communities as heavy rains hammered northern Colorado. (AP PhotoBrennan Linsley)
A fire department vehicle blocks a road washed out by a torrent of water following overnight flash flooding near Left Hand Canyon, south of Lyons, Colo., Thursday, Sept 12, 2013. The widespread high waters are keeping search and rescue teams from reaching stranded residents in Lyons and nearby mountain communities as heavy rains hammered northern Colorado. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
Rescue workers and vehicles stand parked waiting for roads to become passable following overnight flash flooding in Boulder, Colo., Thursday, Sept 12, 2013. Heavy rains and scarring from recent wildfires sent walls of water crashing down mountainsides early Thursday in Colorado, cutting off mountain towns. Boulder County was hit hardest, but flooding was reported all along the Front Range, from Colorado Springs to north of Fort Collins.(AP PhotoBrennan Linsley)
Rescue workers and vehicles stand parked waiting for roads to become passable following overnight flash flooding in Boulder, Colo., Thursday, Sept 12, 2013. Heavy rains and scarring from recent wildfires sent walls of water crashing down mountainsides early Thursday in Colorado, cutting off mountain towns. Boulder County was hit hardest, but flooding was reported all along the Front Range, from Colorado Springs to north of Fort Collins.(AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
A torrent of water rushes alongside a swamped house following flash flooding near Left Hand Canyon, south of Lyons, Colo., Thursday, Sept 12, 2013. The widespread high waters are keeping search and rescue teams from reaching stranded residents in Lyons and nearby mountain communities as heavy rains hammered northern Colorado. (AP PhotoBrennan Linsley)
A torrent of water rushes alongside a swamped house following flash flooding near Left Hand Canyon, south of Lyons, Colo., Thursday, Sept 12, 2013. The widespread high waters are keeping search and rescue teams from reaching stranded residents in Lyons and nearby mountain communities as heavy rains hammered northern Colorado. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
A road is washed out by a torrent of water following overnight flash flooding near Left Hand Canyon, south of Lyons, Colo., Thursday, Sept 12, 2013. Widespread high waters are keeping search and rescue teams from reaching stranded residents in Lyons and nearby mountain communities as heavy rains hammered northern Colorado. (AP PhotoBrennan Linsley)
A road is washed out by a torrent of water following overnight flash flooding near Left Hand Canyon, south of Lyons, Colo., Thursday, Sept 12, 2013. Widespread high waters are keeping search and rescue teams from reaching stranded residents in Lyons and nearby mountain communities as heavy rains hammered northern Colorado. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
Firefighters keep watch over a road washed out by a torrent of water following overnight flash flooding near Left Hand Canyon, south of Lyons, Colo., Thursday, Sept 12, 2013. Widespread high waters are keeping search and rescue teams from reaching stranded residents in Lyons and nearby mountain communities as heavy rains hammered northern Colorado. (AP PhotoBrennan Linsley)
Firefighters keep watch over a road washed out by a torrent of water following overnight flash flooding near Left Hand Canyon, south of Lyons, Colo., Thursday, Sept 12, 2013. Widespread high waters are keeping search and rescue teams from reaching stranded residents in Lyons and nearby mountain communities as heavy rains hammered northern Colorado. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
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Jason Ortiz with Namaste Solar , carriers debris from behind the business as his coworkers clean up after the flood in North Boulder, Colo., on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013. Heavy rains and scarring from recent wildfires sent walls of water crashing down mountainsides early Thursday in Colorado, cutting off mountain towns. Boulder County was hit hardest, but flooding was reported all along the Front Range, from Colorado Springs to north of Fort Collins. (AP PhotoThe Daily Camera, Paul Aiken) NO SALES
Jason Ortiz with Namaste Solar , carriers debris from behind the business as his coworkers clean up after the flood in North Boulder, Colo., on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013. Heavy rains and scarring from recent wildfires sent walls of water crashing down mountainsides early Thursday in Colorado, cutting off mountain towns. Boulder County was hit hardest, but flooding was reported all along the Front Range, from Colorado Springs to north of Fort Collins. (AP Photo/The Daily Camera, Paul Aiken) NO SALES
Trent Fallica of the City of Boulder Traffic Signal Department, checks on an electrical box next to a raging creek during the flood in North Boulder, Colo., on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013. Heavy rains and scarring from recent wildfires sent walls of water crashing down mountainsides early Thursday in Colorado, cutting off mountain towns. Boulder County was hit hardest, but flooding was reported all along the Front Range, from Colorado Springs to north of Fort Collins. (AP PhotoThe Daily Camera, Paul Aiken) NO SALES
Trent Fallica of the City of Boulder Traffic Signal Department, checks on an electrical box next to a raging creek during the flood in North Boulder, Colo., on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013. Heavy rains and scarring from recent wildfires sent walls of water crashing down mountainsides early Thursday in Colorado, cutting off mountain towns. Boulder County was hit hardest, but flooding was reported all along the Front Range, from Colorado Springs to north of Fort Collins. (AP Photo/The Daily Camera, Paul Aiken) NO SALES
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