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Colorado flooding - Monday

Rescues were back on Monday after clouds lifted.

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A flood victim walks off of a military helicopter at the Boulder Municipal Airport in Boulder, Colo., on on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013, after being rescued. Thousands of people remained stranded by high water and washed out roads in the state.(AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)

Ed Andrieski

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Flood victims are helped off of military helicopters at the Boulder Municipal Airport in Boulder, Colo., on on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013, after being rescued. Thousands of people remained stranded by high water and washed out roads in the state.(AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)

Ed Andrieski

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Curt Dreiling and his dog Piper exit a helicopter at the Boulder Municipal Airport after being rescued from the Big Elk Meadows area 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

Jeremy Papasso

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A woman is helped off of a military helicopter at the Boulder Municipal Airport in Boulder, Colo., on on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013, after being rescued. Thousands of people remained stranded by high water and washed out roads in the state. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)

Ed Andrieski

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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)

Ed Andrieski

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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)

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 Photo/Ed Andrieski)

Ed Andrieski

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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)

Brennan Linsley

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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

Jeremy Papasso

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Evacuees are directed towards an airplane hanger at the Boulder Municipal Airport after being rescued by helicopter from 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

Jeremy Papasso

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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 Photo/Brennan Linsley)

Brennan Linsley

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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)

Brennan Linsley

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Evacuees carry their dogs towards an airplane hanger at the Boulder Municipal Airport after being rescued by helicopter from 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

Jeremy Papasso

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In this aerial photo, an abandoned truck hangs off the edge of a washed out road Monday, Sept 16, 2013 north of Kersey, Colo. Weary Colorado evacuees have begun returning home after days of rain and flooding, but Monday's clearing skies and receding waters revealed only more heartbreak: toppled houses, upended vehicles and a stinking layer of muck covering everything. (AP Photo/The Greeley Tribune, Joshua Polson)

Joshua Polson

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A couple walks through the water at Eastwood Mobile Home Park on Monday, Sept 16, 2013, in Evans, Colo. after collecting some items from their home. Many families were able to visit their homes Monday as the water levels receded. Weary Colorado evacuees have begun returning home after days of rain and flooding, but Monday's clearing skies and receding waters revealed only more heartbreak: toppled houses, upended vehicles and a stinking layer of muck covering everything. (AP Photo/The Greeley Tribune, Joshua Polson)

Joshua Polson

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In this aerial photo, a home is pulled into the fast currents of the flooded South Platte River off of U.S 34 between Greeley and Kersey, Colo., Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. Weary Colorado evacuees have begun returning home after days of rain and flooding, but Monday's clearing skies and receding waters revealed only more heartbreak: toppled houses, upended vehicles and a stinking layer of muck covering everything. (AP Photo/The Greeley Tribune, Joshua Polson)

Joshua Polson

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Homeowner Chris Ringdahl, left, is comforted by family friend Katherine MacIntosh, right, in front of her possessions as they cleanup from the floodwaters in Longmont, Colo., on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. Floodwaters have affected a 4,500 square-mile section of the state inundating entire neighborhoods and destroying bridges and roads. (AP Photo/Chris Schneider)

Chris Schneider

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Repair crews examine the damage on the railroad at the bridge over the South Platte River on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013 near Evans, Colo. Weary Colorado evacuees have begun returning home after days of rain and flooding, but Monday's clearing skies and receding waters revealed only more heartbreak: toppled houses, upended vehicles and a stinking layer of muck covering everything. (AP Photo/The Greeley Tribune, Joshua Polson)

Joshua Polson

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Saikham Xiong, 22, cleans mud from a business in Longmont, Colo., on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. Floodwaters have affected a 4,500 square-mile section of the state inundating entire neighborhoods and destroying bridges and roads. (AP Photo/Chris Schneider)

Chris Schneider

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Floodwaters inundate a street in Loveland, Colo., on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. Floodwaters have affected a 4,500 square-mile section of the state inundating entire neighborhoods and destroying bridges and roads. (AP Photo/Chris Schneider)

Chris Schneider

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A pickup truck lies in floodwaters in Longmont, Colo., on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. Floodwaters have affected a 4,500 square-mile section of the state inundating entire neighborhoods and destroying bridges and roads. (AP Photo/Chris Schneider)

Chris Schneider

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In this aerial photo, crews work to remove the massive amount of debris that has piled up on a railroad bridge Monday, Sept 16, 2013, near LaSalle, Colo. Weary Colorado evacuees have begun returning home after days of rain and flooding, but Monday's clearing skies and receding waters revealed only more heartbreak: toppled houses, upended vehicles and a stinking layer of muck covering everything. (AP Photo/The Greeley Tribune, Joshua Polson)

Joshua Polson

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A building is surrounded by floodwaters in Loveland, Colo., on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. Floodwaters have affected a 4,500 square-mile section of the state inundating entire neighborhoods and destroying bridges and roads. (AP Photo/Chris Schneider)

Chris Schneider

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Cars moved around by floodwaters are piled up in Longmont, Colo., on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. Floodwaters have affected a 4,500 square-mile section of the state inundating entire neighborhoods and destroying bridges and roads. (AP Photo/Chris Schneider)

Chris Schneider

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In this aerial photo, people wade through floodwater in the Eastwood Village Mobile Home Park, some carrying bags and boxes, on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013, in Greeley, Colo. Rescuers grounded by weekend rains took advantage of the break in the weather to resume searches for people still stranded, with 21 helicopters fanning out over the mountainsides and the plains to drop supplies and airlift those who need help. (AP Photo/The Coloradoan, Dawn Madura)

Dawn Madura

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In this aerial photo, vehicles in a lot are submerged in flood waters Monday, Sept. 16, 2013, in Greeley, Colo. Rescuers grounded by weekend rains took advantage of the break in the weather to resume searches for people still stranded, with 21 helicopters fanning out over the mountainsides and the plains to drop supplies and airlift those who need help. (AP Photo/The Coloradoan, Dawn Madura)

Dawn Madura

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CORRECTS SPELLING OF CITY TO HYGIENE INSTEAD OF HYGEINE - Local residents Genevieve Marquez, left, and Miranda Woodard remove the carpet from Marquez' home which is strewn with mud from flooding, in Hygiene, in Boulder County, Colo., Monday Sept. 16, 2013. Monday's clearing skies and receding waters revealed only more heartbreak: toppled houses, upended vehicles and a stinking layer of muck covering everything. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

Brennan Linsley

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Residents cleanup from historic floods in Longmont, Colo., on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. Monday's clearing skies and receding waters revealed only more heartbreak: toppled houses, upended vehicles and a stinking layer of muck covering everything. (AP Photo/Chris Schneider)

Chris Schneider

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CORRECTS SPELLING OF CITY TO HYGIENE INSTEAD OF HYGEINE - Local residents Genevieve Marquez, left, and her friend Miranda Woodard place a salvaged American flag in a holder outside Marquez' home, which was heavily damaged in flooding in Hygiene, Colo., Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. Searches continue for missing people in isolated Colorado mountain towns. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

Brennan Linsley

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Floodwater drenched possessions fill the front yard as residents cleanup from historic floods in Longmont, Colo., on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. Monday's clearing skies and receding waters revealed only more heartbreak: toppled houses, upended vehicles and a stinking layer of muck covering everything. (AP Photo/Chris Schneider)

Chris Schneider

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Local residents Genevieve Marquez, right, helps her friend Miranda Woodard across the mud onto the foundation of a shed which was moved across the property by a wall of water from a flash flood, in Hygiene, Colo., Monday Sept. 16, 2013. Meanwhile elsewhere, searches continue for missing people in isolated Colorado mountain towns. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

Brennan Linsley

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A National Guard truck that was carried into a drainage ditch by the current lies next to twisted railroad tracks from the historic floods in Longmont, Colo., on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. Floodwaters have affected a 4,500 square-mile section of the state inundating entire neighborhoods and destroying bridges and roads. (AP Photo/Chris Schneider)

Chris Schneider

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John Wagner, front right, cleans-off staorage containers that were drenched by mud and water, as friends and family help with clean-up from historic floods in Longmont, Colo., on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. Floodwaters have affected a 4,500 square-mile section of the state inundating entire neighborhoods and destroying bridges and roads. (AP Photo/Chris Schneider)

Chris Schneider

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Homeowner Chris Ringdahl, right, is comforted by family friend Hillari Hansen, left, in front of her possessions as they cleanup from the floodwaters in Longmont, Colo., on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. Floodwaters have affected a 4,500 square-mile section of the state inundating entire neighborhoods and destroying bridges and roads. (AP Photo/Chris Schneider)

Chris Schneider

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A car and an overturned brick post lie in the front yard of a home that was hit by historic floods in Longmont, Colo., on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. Monday's clearing skies and receding waters revealed only more heartbreak: toppled houses, upended vehicles and a stinking layer of muck covering everything. (AP Photo/Chris Schneider)

Chris Schneider

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A home along Fourmile Canyon Creek in Boulder, Colo. is heavily damaged Monday, Sept. 16, 2013 after days of rain and flooding. Rescuers grounded by weekend rains took advantage of the break in the weather to resume searches for people still stranded, with 21 helicopters fanning out over the mountainsides and the plains to drop supplies and airlift those who need help. (AP Photo/The Daily Camera, Paul Aiken) NO SALES

Paul Aiken

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Wagonwheel Gap Road in Boulder, Colo. is washed out by the Fourmile Canyon Creek and several homes nearby are destroyed or heavily damaged, Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. Rescuers grounded by weekend rains took advantage of the break in the weather to resume searches for people still stranded, with 21 helicopters fanning out over the mountainsides and the plains to drop supplies and airlift those who need help. (AP Photo/The Daily Camera, Paul Aiken) NO SALES

Paul Aiken

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What remains of a sctructure along the Fourmile Canyon Creek in Boulder, Colo. is inundated by water Monday, Sept. 16, 2013 after days of rain and flooding. Rescuers grounded by weekend rains took advantage of the break in the weather to resume searches for people still stranded, with 21 helicopters fanning out over the mountainsides and the plains to drop supplies and airlift those who need help. (AP Photo/The Daily Camera, Paul Aiken) NO SALES

Paul Aiken

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What remains of a sctructure along the Fourmile Canyon Creek in Boulder, Colo. is inundated by water Monday, Sept. 16, 2013 after days of rain and flooding. Rescuers grounded by weekend rains took advantage of the break in the weather to resume searches for people still stranded, with 21 helicopters fanning out over the mountainsides and the plains to drop supplies and airlift those who need help. (AP Photo/The Daily Camera, Paul Aiken) NO SALES

Paul Aiken

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Structures along the Fourmile Canyon Creek in Boulder, Colo. are severely damaged Monday, Sept. 16, 2013 after days of rain and flooding. Rescuers grounded by weekend rains took advantage of the break in the weather to resume searches for people still stranded, with 21 helicopters fanning out over the mountainsides and the plains to drop supplies and airlift those who need help. (AP Photo/The Daily Camera, Paul Aiken) NO SALES

Paul Aiken

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In this Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013 photo, a portion of Lefthand Canyon Road near the intersection of Olde Stage Road in Boulder, Colo. is washed away from severe flooding in the area. Rescuers grounded by weekend rains took advantage of the break in the weather to resume searches for people still stranded, with 21 helicopters fanning out over the mountainsides and the plains to drop supplies and airlift those who need help. (AP Photo/The Daily Camera, Jeremy Papasso) NO SALES

Jeremy Papasso

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FEMA Urban Search and Rescue Personnel look over a washed out bridge and damaged home at the intersection of Wagonwheel Gap Road and Lee Hill Drive in Boulder, Colo., Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. Several homes along the Fourmile Canyon Creek were destroyed or heavily damaged. Rescuers grounded by weekend rains took advantage of the break in the weather to resume searches for people still stranded, with 21 helicopters fanning out over the mountainsides and the plains to drop supplies and airlift those who need help. (AP Photo/The Daily Camera, Paul Aiken) NO SALES

Paul Aiken

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A man walks down Wagonwheel Gap Road in Boulder, Colo., on Monday Sept. 16, 2013. 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, Mark Leffingwell) NO SALES

Mark Leffingwell

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A home sits with water from Left Hand Creek running on both sides in Boulder, Colo., on Monday Sept. 16, 2013. 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, Mark Leffingwell) NO SALES

Mark Leffingwell

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Members of the a FEMA Urban Search & Rescue team and Colorado National Guard check homes off of Lee Hill Drive in Boulder, Colo., on Monday Sept. 16, 2013. 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, Mark Leffingwell) NO SALES

Mark Leffingwell

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Members of the a FEMA Urban Search & Rescue team check homes off of Lee Hill Drive to make sure people are accounted for in Boulder, Colo., on Monday Sept. 16, 2013. 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, Mark Leffingwell) NO SALES

Mark Leffingwell

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People move outside their homes off of Lee Hill Drive in Boulder, Colo., on Monday Sept. 16, 2013. 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, Mark Leffingwell) NO SALES

Mark Leffingwell

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Rescuers carry a cat in a kennel at the Boulder Municipal Airport after it was rescued by helicopter from the Big Elk Meadows area on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. Rescuers grounded by weekend rains took advantage of the break in the weather to resume searches for people still stranded, with 21 helicopters fanning out over the mountainsides and the plains to drop supplies and airlift those who need help. (AP Photo/The Daily Camera, Jeremy Papasso) NO SALES

Jeremy Papasso

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A firefighter unloads a cat from the helicopter at the Boulder Municipal Airport after it was rescued by helicopter from the Big Elk Meadows area on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. Rescuers grounded by weekend rains took advantage of the break in the weather to resume searches for people still stranded, with 21 helicopters fanning out over the mountainsides and the plains to drop supplies and airlift those who need help. (AP Photo/The Daily Camera, Jeremy Papasso) NO SALES

Jeremy Papasso

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Members of the a FEMA Urban Search & Rescue team and Colorado National Guard look at a map before checking homes off of Lee Hill Drive in Boulder, Colo., on Monday Sept. 16, 2013. 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, Mark Leffingwell) NO SALES

Mark Leffingwell

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Jerrie McBride, right, checks in with authorities after being rescued by helicopter from the Big Elk Meadows area 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

Jeremy Papasso

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Homeowner Russ Miller, left, Tim Glenn, center, and Rob Patterson, right, throw a piece of damaged roof into a dumpster as they cleanup from the floods in Longmont, Colo., on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. Floodwaters have affected a 4,500 square-mile section of the state inundating entire neighborhoods and destroying bridges and roads. (AP Photo/Chris Schneider)

Chris Schneider

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Tim Flaherty, left, gets help carrying his cat at the Boulder Municipal Airport after being rescued by helicopter from the Big Elk Meadows area 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

Jeremy Papasso

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U.S. Army Lt. Colonel Mitch Utterback, at right, talks with another officer, not identified, as the first military helicopters of the day head out on rescue missions on Monday, Sept. 16, at the Boulder Municipal Airport in Boulder. Officials hope the number of missing will drop rapidly as communications are restored and people are evacuated throughout the region. (AP Photo/The Daily Camera, Jeremy Papasso) NO SALES

JEREMY PAPASSO

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Sable Altura Fire Rescue's Dan Gordon, left, helps Tim Flaherty carry his three cats to a bus at the Boulder Municipal Airport after being rescued by helicopter from the Big Elk Meadows area 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

Jeremy Papasso

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A rescue worker, at left, talks with a young boy after he and his family were rescued by helicopter from the flooded areas on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013,at the Boulder Municipal Airport in Boulder, Colo. Officials hope the number of missing will drop rapidly as communications are restored and people are evacuated throughout the region. (AP Photo/The Daily Camera, Jeremy Papasso) NO SALES

JEREMY PAPASSO

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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)

Brennan Linsley

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Rocky Mountain Rescue workers, from left, Katie Johnson, Chris Wentz, Kevin Cossel and Sal Silvester plan before heading out on rescue missions by helicopter on Monday, Sept. 16, at the Boulder Municipal Airport in Boulder. Officials hope the number of missing will drop rapidly as communications are restored and people are evacuated throughout the region. (AP Photo/The Daily Camera, Jeremy Papasso) NO SALES Jeremy Papasso/ Camera

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Firefighters help flood victims with their belongings as they get off of helicopters at the Boulder Municipal Airport in Boulder, Colo., on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013, after being rescued. 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/Ed Andrieski)

Ed Andrieski

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BOULDER, CO - SEPTEMBER 14: Colleen Keane, right, tries to salvage clothing by washing it out in the gutter in front of her home near Iris Ave and 9th St. in Boulder, Colo., Monday morning, September 16, 2013. Keane rents the basement of this house which was completely flooded out by the overflowing Two-Mile Creek. Water reached the ceiling of the basement of the house owned by Anne Skok, left. (AP Photo/The Denver Post, Andy Cross) MAGS OUT; TV OUT; INTERNET OUT; NO SALES; NEW YORK POST OUT; NEW YORK DAILY NEWS OUT (Photo By Andy Cross/The Denver Post)

Andy Cross

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Vail Mountain Rescue members Eric Gage, left, Mike Haskins and Scott Sutton wait for their helicopter, so they can begin rescuing stranded residents, 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

Jeremy Papasso

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A flood victim walks off of a military helicopter at the Boulder Municipal Airport in Boulder, Colo., on on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013, after being rescued. Thousands of people remained stranded by high water and washed out roads in the state.(AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)

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Flood victims are helped off of military helicopters at the Boulder Municipal Airport in Boulder, Colo., on on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013, after being rescued. Thousands of people remained stranded by high water and washed out roads in the state.(AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)

Colorado Flooding

Curt Dreiling and his dog Piper exit a helicopter at the Boulder Municipal Airport after being rescued from the Big Elk Meadows area 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

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A woman is helped off of a military helicopter at the Boulder Municipal Airport in Boulder, Colo., on on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013, after being rescued. Thousands of people remained stranded by high water and washed out roads in the state. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)

Colorado Flooding

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)

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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)

Colorado Flooding

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)

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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)

Colorado Flooding

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

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Evacuees are directed towards an airplane hanger at the Boulder Municipal Airport after being rescued by helicopter from 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

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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 Photo/Brennan Linsley)

Colorado Flooding

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)

Colorado Flooding

Evacuees carry their dogs towards an airplane hanger at the Boulder Municipal Airport after being rescued by helicopter from 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

Colorado Flooding

In this aerial photo, an abandoned truck hangs off the edge of a washed out road Monday, Sept 16, 2013 north of Kersey, Colo. Weary Colorado evacuees have begun returning home after days of rain and flooding, but Monday's clearing skies and receding waters revealed only more heartbreak: toppled houses, upended vehicles and a stinking layer of muck covering everything. (AP Photo/The Greeley Tribune, Joshua Polson)

APTOPIX Colorado Flooding

A couple walks through the water at Eastwood Mobile Home Park on Monday, Sept 16, 2013, in Evans, Colo. after collecting some items from their home. Many families were able to visit their homes Monday as the water levels receded. Weary Colorado evacuees have begun returning home after days of rain and flooding, but Monday's clearing skies and receding waters revealed only more heartbreak: toppled houses, upended vehicles and a stinking layer of muck covering everything. (AP Photo/The Greeley Tribune, Joshua Polson)

APTOPIX Colorado Flooding

In this aerial photo, a home is pulled into the fast currents of the flooded South Platte River off of U.S 34 between Greeley and Kersey, Colo., Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. Weary Colorado evacuees have begun returning home after days of rain and flooding, but Monday's clearing skies and receding waters revealed only more heartbreak: toppled houses, upended vehicles and a stinking layer of muck covering everything. (AP Photo/The Greeley Tribune, Joshua Polson)

APTOPIX Colorado Flooding

Homeowner Chris Ringdahl, left, is comforted by family friend Katherine MacIntosh, right, in front of her possessions as they cleanup from the floodwaters in Longmont, Colo., on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. Floodwaters have affected a 4,500 square-mile section of the state inundating entire neighborhoods and destroying bridges and roads. (AP Photo/Chris Schneider)

Colorado Flooding

Repair crews examine the damage on the railroad at the bridge over the South Platte River on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013 near Evans, Colo. Weary Colorado evacuees have begun returning home after days of rain and flooding, but Monday's clearing skies and receding waters revealed only more heartbreak: toppled houses, upended vehicles and a stinking layer of muck covering everything. (AP Photo/The Greeley Tribune, Joshua Polson)

Colorado Flooding

Saikham Xiong, 22, cleans mud from a business in Longmont, Colo., on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. Floodwaters have affected a 4,500 square-mile section of the state inundating entire neighborhoods and destroying bridges and roads. (AP Photo/Chris Schneider)

Colorado Flooding

Floodwaters inundate a street in Loveland, Colo., on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. Floodwaters have affected a 4,500 square-mile section of the state inundating entire neighborhoods and destroying bridges and roads. (AP Photo/Chris Schneider)

Colorado Flooding

A pickup truck lies in floodwaters in Longmont, Colo., on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. Floodwaters have affected a 4,500 square-mile section of the state inundating entire neighborhoods and destroying bridges and roads. (AP Photo/Chris Schneider)

Colorado Flooding

In this aerial photo, crews work to remove the massive amount of debris that has piled up on a railroad bridge Monday, Sept 16, 2013, near LaSalle, Colo. Weary Colorado evacuees have begun returning home after days of rain and flooding, but Monday's clearing skies and receding waters revealed only more heartbreak: toppled houses, upended vehicles and a stinking layer of muck covering everything. (AP Photo/The Greeley Tribune, Joshua Polson)

Colorado Flooding

A building is surrounded by floodwaters in Loveland, Colo., on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. Floodwaters have affected a 4,500 square-mile section of the state inundating entire neighborhoods and destroying bridges and roads. (AP Photo/Chris Schneider)

Colorado Flooding

Cars moved around by floodwaters are piled up in Longmont, Colo., on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. Floodwaters have affected a 4,500 square-mile section of the state inundating entire neighborhoods and destroying bridges and roads. (AP Photo/Chris Schneider)

Colorado Flooding

In this aerial photo, people wade through floodwater in the Eastwood Village Mobile Home Park, some carrying bags and boxes, on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013, in Greeley, Colo. Rescuers grounded by weekend rains took advantage of the break in the weather to resume searches for people still stranded, with 21 helicopters fanning out over the mountainsides and the plains to drop supplies and airlift those who need help. (AP Photo/The Coloradoan, Dawn Madura)

Colorado Flooding

In this aerial photo, vehicles in a lot are submerged in flood waters Monday, Sept. 16, 2013, in Greeley, Colo. Rescuers grounded by weekend rains took advantage of the break in the weather to resume searches for people still stranded, with 21 helicopters fanning out over the mountainsides and the plains to drop supplies and airlift those who need help. (AP Photo/The Coloradoan, Dawn Madura)

CORRECTION Colorado Flooding

CORRECTS SPELLING OF CITY TO HYGIENE INSTEAD OF HYGEINE - Local residents Genevieve Marquez, left, and Miranda Woodard remove the carpet from Marquez' home which is strewn with mud from flooding, in Hygiene, in Boulder County, Colo., Monday Sept. 16, 2013. Monday's clearing skies and receding waters revealed only more heartbreak: toppled houses, upended vehicles and a stinking layer of muck covering everything. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

Colorado Flooding

Residents cleanup from historic floods in Longmont, Colo., on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. Monday's clearing skies and receding waters revealed only more heartbreak: toppled houses, upended vehicles and a stinking layer of muck covering everything. (AP Photo/Chris Schneider)

CORRECTION Colorado Flooding

CORRECTS SPELLING OF CITY TO HYGIENE INSTEAD OF HYGEINE - Local residents Genevieve Marquez, left, and her friend Miranda Woodard place a salvaged American flag in a holder outside Marquez' home, which was heavily damaged in flooding in Hygiene, Colo., Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. Searches continue for missing people in isolated Colorado mountain towns. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

Colorado Flooding

Floodwater drenched possessions fill the front yard as residents cleanup from historic floods in Longmont, Colo., on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. Monday's clearing skies and receding waters revealed only more heartbreak: toppled houses, upended vehicles and a stinking layer of muck covering everything. (AP Photo/Chris Schneider)

Colorado Flooding

Local residents Genevieve Marquez, right, helps her friend Miranda Woodard across the mud onto the foundation of a shed which was moved across the property by a wall of water from a flash flood, in Hygiene, Colo., Monday Sept. 16, 2013. Meanwhile elsewhere, searches continue for missing people in isolated Colorado mountain towns. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)

Colorado Flooding

A National Guard truck that was carried into a drainage ditch by the current lies next to twisted railroad tracks from the historic floods in Longmont, Colo., on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. Floodwaters have affected a 4,500 square-mile section of the state inundating entire neighborhoods and destroying bridges and roads. (AP Photo/Chris Schneider)

Colorado Flooding

John Wagner, front right, cleans-off staorage containers that were drenched by mud and water, as friends and family help with clean-up from historic floods in Longmont, Colo., on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. Floodwaters have affected a 4,500 square-mile section of the state inundating entire neighborhoods and destroying bridges and roads. (AP Photo/Chris Schneider)

Colorado Flooding

Homeowner Chris Ringdahl, right, is comforted by family friend Hillari Hansen, left, in front of her possessions as they cleanup from the floodwaters in Longmont, Colo., on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. Floodwaters have affected a 4,500 square-mile section of the state inundating entire neighborhoods and destroying bridges and roads. (AP Photo/Chris Schneider)

Colorado Flooding

A car and an overturned brick post lie in the front yard of a home that was hit by historic floods in Longmont, Colo., on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. Monday's clearing skies and receding waters revealed only more heartbreak: toppled houses, upended vehicles and a stinking layer of muck covering everything. (AP Photo/Chris Schneider)

Colorado Flooding

A home along Fourmile Canyon Creek in Boulder, Colo. is heavily damaged Monday, Sept. 16, 2013 after days of rain and flooding. Rescuers grounded by weekend rains took advantage of the break in the weather to resume searches for people still stranded, with 21 helicopters fanning out over the mountainsides and the plains to drop supplies and airlift those who need help. (AP Photo/The Daily Camera, Paul Aiken) NO SALES

Colorado Flooding

Wagonwheel Gap Road in Boulder, Colo. is washed out by the Fourmile Canyon Creek and several homes nearby are destroyed or heavily damaged, Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. Rescuers grounded by weekend rains took advantage of the break in the weather to resume searches for people still stranded, with 21 helicopters fanning out over the mountainsides and the plains to drop supplies and airlift those who need help. (AP Photo/The Daily Camera, Paul Aiken) NO SALES

Colorado Flooding

What remains of a sctructure along the Fourmile Canyon Creek in Boulder, Colo. is inundated by water Monday, Sept. 16, 2013 after days of rain and flooding. Rescuers grounded by weekend rains took advantage of the break in the weather to resume searches for people still stranded, with 21 helicopters fanning out over the mountainsides and the plains to drop supplies and airlift those who need help. (AP Photo/The Daily Camera, Paul Aiken) NO SALES

Colorado Flooding

What remains of a sctructure along the Fourmile Canyon Creek in Boulder, Colo. is inundated by water Monday, Sept. 16, 2013 after days of rain and flooding. Rescuers grounded by weekend rains took advantage of the break in the weather to resume searches for people still stranded, with 21 helicopters fanning out over the mountainsides and the plains to drop supplies and airlift those who need help. (AP Photo/The Daily Camera, Paul Aiken) NO SALES

Colorado Flooding

Structures along the Fourmile Canyon Creek in Boulder, Colo. are severely damaged Monday, Sept. 16, 2013 after days of rain and flooding. Rescuers grounded by weekend rains took advantage of the break in the weather to resume searches for people still stranded, with 21 helicopters fanning out over the mountainsides and the plains to drop supplies and airlift those who need help. (AP Photo/The Daily Camera, Paul Aiken) NO SALES

Colorado Flooding

In this Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013 photo, a portion of Lefthand Canyon Road near the intersection of Olde Stage Road in Boulder, Colo. is washed away from severe flooding in the area. Rescuers grounded by weekend rains took advantage of the break in the weather to resume searches for people still stranded, with 21 helicopters fanning out over the mountainsides and the plains to drop supplies and airlift those who need help. (AP Photo/The Daily Camera, Jeremy Papasso) NO SALES

Colorado Flooding

FEMA Urban Search and Rescue Personnel look over a washed out bridge and damaged home at the intersection of Wagonwheel Gap Road and Lee Hill Drive in Boulder, Colo., Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. Several homes along the Fourmile Canyon Creek were destroyed or heavily damaged. Rescuers grounded by weekend rains took advantage of the break in the weather to resume searches for people still stranded, with 21 helicopters fanning out over the mountainsides and the plains to drop supplies and airlift those who need help. (AP Photo/The Daily Camera, Paul Aiken) NO SALES

Colorado Flooding

A man walks down Wagonwheel Gap Road in Boulder, Colo., on Monday Sept. 16, 2013. 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, Mark Leffingwell) NO SALES

Colorado Flooding

A home sits with water from Left Hand Creek running on both sides in Boulder, Colo., on Monday Sept. 16, 2013. 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, Mark Leffingwell) NO SALES

Colorado Flooding

Members of the a FEMA Urban Search & Rescue team and Colorado National Guard check homes off of Lee Hill Drive in Boulder, Colo., on Monday Sept. 16, 2013. 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, Mark Leffingwell) NO SALES

Colorado Flooding

Members of the a FEMA Urban Search & Rescue team check homes off of Lee Hill Drive to make sure people are accounted for in Boulder, Colo., on Monday Sept. 16, 2013. 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, Mark Leffingwell) NO SALES

Colorado Flooding

People move outside their homes off of Lee Hill Drive in Boulder, Colo., on Monday Sept. 16, 2013. 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, Mark Leffingwell) NO SALES

Colorado Flooding

Rescuers carry a cat in a kennel at the Boulder Municipal Airport after it was rescued by helicopter from the Big Elk Meadows area on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. Rescuers grounded by weekend rains took advantage of the break in the weather to resume searches for people still stranded, with 21 helicopters fanning out over the mountainsides and the plains to drop supplies and airlift those who need help. (AP Photo/The Daily Camera, Jeremy Papasso) NO SALES

Colorado Flooding

A firefighter unloads a cat from the helicopter at the Boulder Municipal Airport after it was rescued by helicopter from the Big Elk Meadows area on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. Rescuers grounded by weekend rains took advantage of the break in the weather to resume searches for people still stranded, with 21 helicopters fanning out over the mountainsides and the plains to drop supplies and airlift those who need help. (AP Photo/The Daily Camera, Jeremy Papasso) NO SALES

Colorado Flooding

Members of the a FEMA Urban Search & Rescue team and Colorado National Guard look at a map before checking homes off of Lee Hill Drive in Boulder, Colo., on Monday Sept. 16, 2013. 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, Mark Leffingwell) NO SALES

Colorado Flooding

Jerrie McBride, right, checks in with authorities after being rescued by helicopter from the Big Elk Meadows area 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

Colorado Flooding

Homeowner Russ Miller, left, Tim Glenn, center, and Rob Patterson, right, throw a piece of damaged roof into a dumpster as they cleanup from the floods in Longmont, Colo., on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013. Floodwaters have affected a 4,500 square-mile section of the state inundating entire neighborhoods and destroying bridges and roads. (AP Photo/Chris Schneider)

Colorado Flooding

Tim Flaherty, left, gets help carrying his cat at the Boulder Municipal Airport after being rescued by helicopter from the Big Elk Meadows area 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

Colorado Flooding

U.S. Army Lt. Colonel Mitch Utterback, at right, talks with another officer, not identified, as the first military helicopters of the day head out on rescue missions on Monday, Sept. 16, at the Boulder Municipal Airport in Boulder. Officials hope the number of missing will drop rapidly as communications are restored and people are evacuated throughout the region. (AP Photo/The Daily Camera, Jeremy Papasso) NO SALES

Colorado Flooding

Sable Altura Fire Rescue's Dan Gordon, left, helps Tim Flaherty carry his three cats to a bus at the Boulder Municipal Airport after being rescued by helicopter from the Big Elk Meadows area 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

Colorado FLooding

A rescue worker, at left, talks with a young boy after he and his family were rescued by helicopter from the flooded areas on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013,at the Boulder Municipal Airport in Boulder, Colo. Officials hope the number of missing will drop rapidly as communications are restored and people are evacuated throughout the region. (AP Photo/The Daily Camera, Jeremy Papasso) NO SALES

Colorado Flooding

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)

Colorado Flooding

Rocky Mountain Rescue workers, from left, Katie Johnson, Chris Wentz, Kevin Cossel and Sal Silvester plan before heading out on rescue missions by helicopter on Monday, Sept. 16, at the Boulder Municipal Airport in Boulder. Officials hope the number of missing will drop rapidly as communications are restored and people are evacuated throughout the region. (AP Photo/The Daily Camera, Jeremy Papasso) NO SALES Jeremy Papasso/ Camera

Colorado Flooding

Firefighters help flood victims with their belongings as they get off of helicopters at the Boulder Municipal Airport in Boulder, Colo., on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013, after being rescued. 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/Ed Andrieski)

Colorado FLooding

BOULDER, CO - SEPTEMBER 14: Colleen Keane, right, tries to salvage clothing by washing it out in the gutter in front of her home near Iris Ave and 9th St. in Boulder, Colo., Monday morning, September 16, 2013. Keane rents the basement of this house which was completely flooded out by the overflowing Two-Mile Creek. Water reached the ceiling of the basement of the house owned by Anne Skok, left. (AP Photo/The Denver Post, Andy Cross) MAGS OUT; TV OUT; INTERNET OUT; NO SALES; NEW YORK POST OUT; NEW YORK DAILY NEWS OUT (Photo By Andy Cross/The Denver Post)

Colorado Flooding

Vail Mountain Rescue members Eric Gage, left, Mike Haskins and Scott Sutton wait for their helicopter, so they can begin rescuing stranded residents, 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

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