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Manitou Springs Flood Aug. 9

Floodwaters on Friday, Aug. 9 caused havoc Friday evening in Manitou Springs and the west side of Colorado Springs when a deluge brought mud and debris off the Waldo Canyon burn scar.

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Carson Dennis stands in the middle of the destruction caused by a flash flood that poured down Canon Avenue in Manitou Springs Friday, August 9, 2013. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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The Fountain Water Rescue team assists a woman down Canon Avenue in Manitou Springs after she broke her leg climbing to safety to avoid the flash flood that ripped through downtown Friday, August 9, 2013. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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A group of kids look in disbelief as they see the damage on Park Avenue after a flash flood ripped through downtown Friday, August 9, 2013. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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A man walks around his home after being trapped by flood waters that flowed into Manitou Springs Friday, August 9, 2013. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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Volunteer rescuer Jesse Rochette searches the Fountain Creek flood waters for anyone trapped or stranded as another flash flood washes off the Waldo Canyon burn scar Friday, August 9, 2013. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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A firefighter walks up Canon Avenue in Manitou Springs after another flash flood hit the area Friday, August 9, 2013. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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A man recovers items from his car after another flash flood hit Manitou Springs Friday, August 9, 2013. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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A car bumper lies on the side of the road after another flash flood hit Manitou Springs Friday, August 9, 2013. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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Jones LeFae sweeps mud out of Piramide on Canon Avenue after another flash flood hit Manitou Springs Friday, August 9, 2013. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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Storm surged through Rock Ledge Ranch on the west side of Colorado Springs after flooding on Friday, Aug. 9. Photo by Stephanie Weber, The Gazette.

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A culvert on the west side of Colorado Springs after flooding on Friday, Aug. 9. Photo by Stephanie Weber, The Gazette

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A culvert on the west side of Colorado Springs after flooding on Friday, Aug. 9. Photo by Stephanie Weber, The Gazette

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Water line on Adams Mountain Cafe after flooding on Friday, Aug. 9. Photo courtesy of Jan Turnis

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Debris is piled up across from The Cliff House on Canon Avenue in Manitou Springs after flooding on Friday, Aug. 9. Photo courtesy of Jan Turnis

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Drivers were stuck on Highway 24 in Ute Pass near Green Mountain Falls after a storm brought mud and water down the mountain. Photo courtesy of D'Arci Redditt

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Drivers were stuck on Highway 24 in Ute Pass near Green Mountain Falls after a storm brought mud and water down the mountain. Photo courtesy of D'Arci Redditt

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Emergency crews pulled someone to safety near Shooks Run in Colorado Springs during flooding on Friday, Aug. 9. Photo by David Philipps, The Gazette

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Traffic was stopped on Highway 24 at the Crystola Roadhouse, image is looking east. Photo courtesy of Amy Whitesell

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Floodwaters off the Waldo Canyon burn scar slammed through Manitou Springs Friday night. Photos courtesy of Angie White of Manitou Springs

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Floodwaters off the Waldo Canyon burn scar slammed through Manitou Springs Friday night. Photos courtesy of Angie White of Manitou Springs

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Floodwaters off the Waldo Canyon burn scar slammed through Manitou Springs Friday night. Photos courtesy of Angie White of Manitou Springs

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Floodwaters off the Waldo Canyon burn scar slammed through Manitou Springs Friday night. Photos courtesy of Angie White of Manitou Springs

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Floodwaters off the Waldo Canyon burn scar slammed through Manitou Springs Friday night. Photos courtesy of Angie White of Manitou Springs

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Floodwaters off the Waldo Canyon burn scar slammed through Manitou Springs Friday night. Photos courtesy of Angie White of Manitou Springs

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Floodwaters off the Waldo Canyon burn scar slammed through Manitou Springs Friday night. Photos courtesy of Angie White of Manitou Springs

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Floodwaters off the Waldo Canyon burn scar slammed through Manitou Springs Friday night. Photos courtesy of Angie White of Manitou Springs

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Floodwaters off the Waldo Canyon burn scar slammed through Manitou Springs Friday night. Photos courtesy of Angie White of Manitou Springs

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Floodwaters off the Waldo Canyon burn scar slammed through Manitou Springs Friday night. Photos courtesy of Angie White of Manitou Springs

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Floodwaters off the Waldo Canyon burn scar slammed through Manitou Springs Friday night. Photos courtesy of Angie White of Manitou Springs

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Floodwaters off the Waldo Canyon burn scar slammed through Manitou Springs Friday night. Photos courtesy of Angie White of Manitou Springs

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Floodwaters off the Waldo Canyon burn scar slammed through Manitou Springs Friday night. Photos courtesy of Angie White of Manitou Springs

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Floodwaters off the Waldo Canyon burn scar slammed through Manitou Springs Friday night. Photos courtesy of Angie White of Manitou Springs

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Floodwaters off the Waldo Canyon burn scar slammed through Manitou Springs Friday night. Photos courtesy of Angie White of Manitou Springs

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Floodwaters off the Waldo Canyon burn scar slammed through Manitou Springs Friday night. Photos courtesy of Angie White of Manitou Springs

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Carson Dennis stands in the middle of the destruction caused by a flash flood that poured down Canon Avenue in Manitou Springs Friday, August 9, 2013. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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The Fountain Water Rescue team assists a woman down Canon Avenue in Manitou Springs after she broke her leg climbing to safety to avoid the flash flood that ripped through downtown Friday, August 9, 2013. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

MANITOU FLOOD

A group of kids look in disbelief as they see the damage on Park Avenue after a flash flood ripped through downtown Friday, August 9, 2013. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

MANITOU FLOOD

A man walks around his home after being trapped by flood waters that flowed into Manitou Springs Friday, August 9, 2013. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

MANITOU FLOOD

Volunteer rescuer Jesse Rochette searches the Fountain Creek flood waters for anyone trapped or stranded as another flash flood washes off the Waldo Canyon burn scar Friday, August 9, 2013. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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A firefighter walks up Canon Avenue in Manitou Springs after another flash flood hit the area Friday, August 9, 2013. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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A man recovers items from his car after another flash flood hit Manitou Springs Friday, August 9, 2013. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

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A car bumper lies on the side of the road after another flash flood hit Manitou Springs Friday, August 9, 2013. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

MANITOU FLOOD

Jones LeFae sweeps mud out of Piramide on Canon Avenue after another flash flood hit Manitou Springs Friday, August 9, 2013. Michael Ciaglo, The Gazette

Storm surged through Rock Ledge Ranch on the west side of Colorado Springs after flooding on Friday, Aug. 9. Photo by Stephanie Weber, The Gazette.

A culvert on the west side of Colorado Springs after flooding on Friday, Aug. 9. Photo by Stephanie Weber, The Gazette

A culvert on the west side of Colorado Springs after flooding on Friday, Aug. 9. Photo by Stephanie Weber, The Gazette

Water line on Adams Mountain Cafe after flooding on Friday, Aug. 9. Photo courtesy of Jan Turnis

Debris is piled up across from The Cliff House on Canon Avenue in Manitou Springs after flooding on Friday, Aug. 9. Photo courtesy of Jan Turnis

Drivers were stuck on Highway 24 in Ute Pass near Green Mountain Falls after a storm brought mud and water down the mountain. Photo courtesy of D'Arci Redditt

Drivers were stuck on Highway 24 in Ute Pass near Green Mountain Falls after a storm brought mud and water down the mountain. Photo courtesy of D'Arci Redditt

Emergency crews pulled someone to safety near Shooks Run in Colorado Springs during flooding on Friday, Aug. 9. Photo by David Philipps, The Gazette

Traffic was stopped on Highway 24 at the Crystola Roadhouse, image is looking east. Photo courtesy of Amy Whitesell

Floodwaters off the Waldo Canyon burn scar slammed through Manitou Springs Friday night. Photos courtesy of Angie White of Manitou Springs

Floodwaters off the Waldo Canyon burn scar slammed through Manitou Springs Friday night. Photos courtesy of Angie White of Manitou Springs

Floodwaters off the Waldo Canyon burn scar slammed through Manitou Springs Friday night. Photos courtesy of Angie White of Manitou Springs

Floodwaters off the Waldo Canyon burn scar slammed through Manitou Springs Friday night. Photos courtesy of Angie White of Manitou Springs

Floodwaters off the Waldo Canyon burn scar slammed through Manitou Springs Friday night. Photos courtesy of Angie White of Manitou Springs

Floodwaters off the Waldo Canyon burn scar slammed through Manitou Springs Friday night. Photos courtesy of Angie White of Manitou Springs

Floodwaters off the Waldo Canyon burn scar slammed through Manitou Springs Friday night. Photos courtesy of Angie White of Manitou Springs

Floodwaters off the Waldo Canyon burn scar slammed through Manitou Springs Friday night. Photos courtesy of Angie White of Manitou Springs

Floodwaters off the Waldo Canyon burn scar slammed through Manitou Springs Friday night. Photos courtesy of Angie White of Manitou Springs

Floodwaters off the Waldo Canyon burn scar slammed through Manitou Springs Friday night. Photos courtesy of Angie White of Manitou Springs

Floodwaters off the Waldo Canyon burn scar slammed through Manitou Springs Friday night. Photos courtesy of Angie White of Manitou Springs

Floodwaters off the Waldo Canyon burn scar slammed through Manitou Springs Friday night. Photos courtesy of Angie White of Manitou Springs

Floodwaters off the Waldo Canyon burn scar slammed through Manitou Springs Friday night. Photos courtesy of Angie White of Manitou Springs

Floodwaters off the Waldo Canyon burn scar slammed through Manitou Springs Friday night. Photos courtesy of Angie White of Manitou Springs

Floodwaters off the Waldo Canyon burn scar slammed through Manitou Springs Friday night. Photos courtesy of Angie White of Manitou Springs

Floodwaters off the Waldo Canyon burn scar slammed through Manitou Springs Friday night. Photos courtesy of Angie White of Manitou Springs

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