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Colorado Flooding
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)

Brennan Linsley

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Colorado Flooding
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)

Brennan Linsley

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Colorado Flooding
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)

Brennan Linsley

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Colorado Flooding
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)

Brennan Linsley

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Colorado Flooding
A local woman walks in an evacuated neighborhood where many homes are inundated with water from overflowing canals after days of flash floods and intense rain, 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)

Brennan Linsley

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Colorado Flooding
As heavy rains return after somewhat abating for two days, a field fills with water from overflowing creeks nearby, outside Longmont, Colo., Sunday Sept. 15, 2013. The National Weather Service says up to 2 inches of rain could fall Sunday, creating a risk of more flooding and mudslides. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

Brennan Linsley

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Colorado Flooding
As heavy rains return after somewhat abating for two days, a farm fills with water from overflowing creeks nearby, outside Longmont, Colo., Sunday Sept. 15, 2013. The National Weather Service says up to 2 inches of rain could fall Sunday, creating a risk of more flooding and mudslides. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

Brennan Linsley

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Colorado Flooding
This Sept. 14, 2013, photo shows the South Platte River overflowing and severely flooding a home west of Kersey, Colo. Four people have been confirmed dead since the harrowing floods began Wednesday. And hundreds of others have not been heard from in the flood zone, which has grown to cover an area covering nearly 4,500 square miles (11,655 square kilometers), nearly the size of the U.S. state of Connecticut. (AP Photo/The Greeley Tribune, Joshua Polson)

Joshua Polson

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Colorado Flooding
This Sept. 14, 2013, photo shows a small group of people investigating the road damage that destroyed U.S 34 between Kersey, Colo., and Greeley in Colo. Four people have been confirmed dead since the harrowing floods began Wednesday. And hundreds of others have not been heard from in the flood zone, which has grown to cover an area covering nearly 4,500 square miles (11,655 square kilometers), nearly the size of the U.S. state of Connecticut. (AP Photo/The Greeley Tribune, Joshua Polson)

Joshua Polson

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Colorado Flooding
This Sept. 14, 2013, photo shows homes in the Eastwood Village Mobile Home Park are partially submerged by the flood waters in Evans, Colo. Four people have been confirmed dead since the harrowing floods began Wednesday. And hundreds of others have not been heard from in the flood zone, which has grown to cover an area covering nearly 4,500 square miles (11,655 square kilometers), nearly the size of the U.S. state of Connecticut. (AP Photo/The Greeley Tribune, Joshua Polson)

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Colorado Flooding Damage
Coffee shop owner Amy Hamrick poses in her shop Sunday Sept. 15, 2013 in Estes Park, Colo. Hamrick worked to clear inventory and clean up mud and water that swamped the town's main street when the Big Thompson River surged through Estes Park late Thursday and early Friday. (AP Photo/Jeri Clausing)

Jeri Clausing

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Colorado Flooding
Mud from flooding is shown covering the main street Sunday Sept. 15, 2013 in Estes Prk, Colo., after water and debris swamped the town when the Big Thompson River surged through Estes Park late Thursday and early Friday. In Estes Park, some 20 miles from Lyons, hundreds of homes and cabins were empty in the town that is a gateway to Rocky Mountain National Park. High water still covered several low-lying streets. Where the river had receded, it had left behind up to a foot of mud. (AP Photo/Jeri Clausing)

Jeri Clausing

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Colorado Flooding Damage
Loaders scrape up mud Sunday Sept. 15, 2013, from the flooding that swept through Estes Park, Colo., that swamped the town's main street when the Big Thompson River surged through Estes Park late Thursday and early Friday. (AP Photo/Jeri Clausing)

Jeri Clausing

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Colorado Flooding
Johnny Heginbootom looks out across his backyard, where a 10-foot fence is partially submerged on Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, in Laporte, Colo. Heginbootom rents the home and on Sunday he and the home owners were working on pumping out water and removing soaked flooring. Four people have been confirmed dead since the harrowing floods began Wednesday. And hundreds of others have not been heard from in the flood zone, which has grown to cover an area covering nearly 4,500 square miles (11,655 square kilometers), nearly the size of the U.S. state of Connecticut. (AP Photo/The Coloradoan, Dawn Madura)

Dawn Madura

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Colorado Flooding
A garden fills with water as the nearby Mitchell Creek floods over roads and across properties on Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, in Bellvue, Colo. Four people have been confirmed dead since the harrowing floods began Wednesday. And hundreds of others have not been heard from in the flood zone, which has grown to cover an area covering nearly 4,500 square miles (11,655 square kilometers), nearly the size of the U.S. state of Connecticut. (AP Photo/The Coloradoan, Dawn Madura)

Dawn Madura

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Colorado Flooding
Volunteer, Ella Kuhlman, 5, helps sort donations at the evacuation shelter staged at Timberline Church in Fort Collins, Colo., on Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013. Four people have been confirmed dead since the harrowing floods began Wednesday. And hundreds of others have not been heard from in the flood zone, which has grown to cover an area covering nearly 4,500 square miles (11,655 square kilometers), nearly the size of the U.S. state of Connecticut. (AP Photo/The Coloradoan, Dawn Madura)

Dawn Madura

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Colorado Flooding
Robert Frawley, of Burggraf Disaster Restoration, carries destroyed belongings out of a flooded home on Iris Avenue on Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013 Boulder, Colo. Four people have been confirmed dead since the harrowing floods began Wednesday. And hundreds of others have not been heard from in the flood zone, which has grown to cover an area covering nearly 4,500 square miles (11,655 square kilometers), nearly the size of the U.S. state of Connecticut. (AP Photo/Daily Camera, Jeremy Papasso)

Jeremy Papasso

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Colorado Flooding
Granger Banks and Suzie Banks walk between discarded and drying household items from a damaged house on Upland Ave in Boulder, Colo., on Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013. Rain fell heavily Sunday, increasing fears of more flooding in the community. (AP Photo/The Daily Camera, Paul Aiken) NO SALES

Paul Aiken

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Colorado Flooding
A mudslide along the side of the highway leading into the mountain town of Estes Park, Colo., is shown Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013. Estes Park town administrator Frank Lancaster said visitors who would normally flock there during the golden September days should stay away for at least a month, but it could take a year or longer for many of the mountain roadways to be repaired.(AP Photo/Jeri Clausing)

Jeri Clausing

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Colorado Flooding Damage
Damaged property from the flood sit in a driveway on 9th Street on Sunday, Sept. 15, in Boulder, Colo. 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/Daily Camera, Jeremy Papasso)

JEREMY PAPASSO

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Colorado Flooding Damage
A pile of flooded belongings sits in a driveway on Iris Avenue on Sunday, Sept. 15, in Boulder, Colo. 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/Daily Camera, Jeremy Papasso)

JEREMY PAPASSO

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Colorado Flooding Damage
Piles of destroyed property sit outside an apartment complex on Sunday, Sept. 15, in Boulder, Colo. 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/Daily Camera, Jeremy Papasso)

Jeremy Papasso

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Colorado Flooding Damage
Colleen Keane looks through a pile of destroyed belongings on Sunday, Sept. 15, in Boulder, Colo. 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/Daily Camera, Jeremy Papasso)

JEREMY PAPASSO

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Colorado Flooding
Piles of flood destroyed belongings are loaded into a trailer to be taken to the dump on Sunday, Sept. 15, in Boulder, Colo. (AP Photo/Daily Camera, Jeremy Papasso)

Jeremy Papasso

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Colorado Flooding
Colleen Keane, at right, works with Burggraf Disaster Restoration worker Robert Frawley to sift through muddy water that flooded her basement on Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013 on Iris Avenue in Boulder, Colo. (AP Photo/Daily Camera, Jeremy Papasso)

JEREMY PAPASSO

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Colorado Flooding
Dan Feldheim, left, Scott Hoffenberg, center, and John Smart, pass sandbags as residents reinforce the dam on University Hill in Boulder, Colo., on Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013. The National Weather Service says up to 2 inches of rain could fall Sunday, creating a risk of more flooding and mudslides. (AP Photo/The Daily Camera, Paul Aiken) NO SALES

Paul Aiken

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FLOODING DAY FOUR
Tim Eggert, left, carries a sandbag as Scott Hoffenberg, center, directs him while residents reinforce a berm at University Hill in Boulder, Colo., on Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013. The National Weather Service says up to 2 inches of rain could fall Sunday, creating a risk of more flooding and mudslides. (AP Photo/The Daily Camera, Paul Aiken) NO SALES

Paul Aiken

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APTOPIX Colorado Flooding
A tractor is bogged down in mud and water from flooding on the South Platte River on a farm near Greeley, Colo., on Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013. Heavy rains continued on Sunday. Broad swaths of farmland have become lakes, as the raging South Platte and Poudre rivers surround more homes.(AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)

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APTOPIX Colorado Flooding
Dean Beacom works to save his home from a flash flood near 19th Street and Upland Avenue, Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, in Boulder, Colo. The National Weather Service says up to 2 inches of rain could fall Sunday, creating a risk of more flooding and mudslides. (AP Photo/The Daily Camera, Jeremy Papasso) NO SALES

Jeremy Papasso

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Colorado Flooding
A farm house is surrounded by water from flooding on the South Platte River near Greeley, Colo., on Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013. Heavy rains continued on Sunday. Broad swaths of farmland have become lakes, as the raging South Platte and Poudre rivers surround more homes.(AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)

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APTOPIX Colorado Flooding
A woman walks with her two boys on a day of more heavy rains, Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, in Longmont, Colo. The National Weather Service says up to 2 inches of rain could fall Sunday, creating a risk of more flooding and mudslides. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

Brennan Linsley

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Colorado Flooding
Cortney Perez of Lyons, Colo., pets her dog, while one of her birds rests on her shoulder at the LifeBridge Church in Longmont, Colo., on September 15, 2013. The church provides food and shelter for families and pets. The National Weather Service says up to 2 inches of rain could fall Sunday, creating a risk of more flooding and mudslides. (AP Photo/The Daily Camera, Cliff Grassmick) NO SALES

Cliff Grassmick

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APTOPIX: Colorado Flooding
A woman and little girl rush into LifeBridge Church to escape the new rain in Longmont, Colo., on Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013. The National Weather Service says up to 2 inches of rain could fall Sunday, creating a risk of more flooding and mudslides. (AP Photo/The Daily Camera, Cliff Grassmick) NO SALES

Cliff Grassmick

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Colorado Flooding
A building housing farm equipment is underwater from flooding on the South Platte River on a farm near Greeley, Colo., on Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013. Heavy rains continued on Sunday. Broad swaths of farmland have become lakes, as the raging South Platte and Poudre rivers flood the area. AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)

Ed Andrieski

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Colorado Flooding
A man rides his bike on a day of heavy rains, which returned after somewhat abating for two days, in Longmont, Colo., Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013. The National Weather Service says up to 2 inches of rain could fall Sunday, creating a risk of more flooding and mudslides. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

Brennan Linsley

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Colorado Flooding
This photo taken on Friday, Sept. 13, 2013, shows cleanup of damage from flooding underway 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)

Kenneth Wajda

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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. 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)

Kenneth Wajda

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