Damage

Massive Flood Rages Through Colorado (PHOTOS)

Deadly, record-breaking Colorado floods have damaged 18,000 homes. See photos of the damage.

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Deadly, record-breaking Colorado floods have damaged 18,000 homes. See photos of the damage.

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In this image made with a slow shutter speed that blurred the rushing water, floodwaters course through a small park in Boulder.

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Resident Fred Rob sits in the doorway of his home, destroyed by floods which left his town, Lyons,  in shambles.

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Will Pitner is rescued by emergency workers after a night trapped sheltering outside on high ground above his home as it filled with water from a surge, after days of record rain and flooding, at the base of Boulder Canyon.

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Residents in Evans carry out belongings from their flooded homes.

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Water rushes past where a bridge collapsed in a flash flood, in Lyons.

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A home near Evans is surrounded by floodwaters from the South Platte River.

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A residential neighborhood and connecting road in Lyons are cut in two by floodwaters as flooding continues to devastate the Front Range.

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Rito Romero checks out the damage in his famiy's flooded home.

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A field of parked cars and trucks sits partially submerged near Greeley, 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.

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A truck in the floodwaters on a breached section of an unidentified road near Longmont. 

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Brother and sister Patrick Tinsley and Mary Kerns walk into Boulder from their mountain community of Magnolia, where road access is shut off by debris from days of record rain and flooding, at the base of Boulder Canyon. Residents of Boulder were ordered to evacuate as water rose to dangerous levels amid a storm system that rained for a week as rescuers struggled to reach dozens of people cut off by flooding in mountain communities.

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A woman walks with her two boys on a day of heavy rains, which returned after somewhat abating for two days, in Longmont.

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Dave Jackson closes a mailbox with his foot after delivering the mail to a home surrounded on three sides by a flooded Cheyenne Creek in Colorado Springs.

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 Nineteen-year-old Joey Schendel looks for submerged items while helping neighbors salvage and clean their property in an area inundated after days of flooding in Hygiene.

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Josh Henningsen removes flood-damaged sheet rock from an entry way at a home in Longmont while helping a friend begin recovering from the flood.