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Residents wait on the side of highway 66 to go back to their homes and begin the process of cleaning up after historic floods hit Lyons, Colo., on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013. The recovery process has begun all along the front range as people clean out flooded homes and businesses. (AP Photo/Chris Schneider)

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Two women walk down a street piled high with wreckage from floodwaters as residents clear their homes of damaged property during cleanup in Longmont, Colo., on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013. Rescuers continued efforts to reach stranded victims, while electricity and phone services were being restored to ravaged areas, allowing residents to contact family, friends or authorities. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)

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Residents carry a headboard for a bed to a trash pile as they cleanup their home from flood damage in Longmont, Colo., on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013. Rescuers continued efforts to reach stranded victims, while electricity and phone services were being restored to ravaged areas, allowing residents to contact family, friends or authorities. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)

Ed Andrieski

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People clean up a home from damaged by flooding in Longmont, Colo., on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013. Rescuers continued efforts to reach stranded victims, while electricity and phone services were being restored to ravaged areas, allowing residents to contact family, friends or authorities. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)

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Railroad tracks are undercut by flooding in Longmont, Colo., on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013. Rescuers continued efforts to reach stranded victims, while electricity and phone services were being restored to ravaged areas, allowing residents to contact family, friends or authorities. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)

Ed Andrieski

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A woman dumps a wheel barrel full of flood damaged property into a trash pile as residents cleanup their homes in Longmont, Colo., on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013. Rescuers continued efforts to reach stranded victims, while electricity and phone services were being restored to ravaged areas, allowing residents to contact family, friends or authorities. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)

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Ron West cleans mud out of his shed in Lyons, Colo., on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013. His home was spared by floodwaters. The recovery process has begun all along the front range as people clean out flooded homes and businesses. Local governments are starting to clear debris and repair infrastructure.(AP Photo/Chris Schneider)

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Neighbor Roslynn Regnery, right, gives a hug to Emma Birath, left, as they check on their homes in Lyons, Colo., on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013. The recovery process has begun all along the front range as people clean out flooded homes and businesses. Local governments are starting to clear debris and repair infrastructure.(AP Photo/Chris Schneider)

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Molly Morton, left, hugs Jenna Brink, center right, outside Brink's flood-damaged trailer at the River Bend Mobile Home Park in Lyons, Colo., as Brink's mother, Christine Brink takes a break from clearing belongings from the trailer on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013. Hundreds of evacuees were allowed past National Guard roadblocks Thursday to find a scene of tangled power lines, downed utility poles, and mud-caked homes and vehicles. (AP Photo/Chris Schneider)

Chris Schneider

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People walk through a severely flooded neighborhood in Lyons, Colo., on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013. Residents displaced by last week's flooding in the Colorado canyon town were allowed past National Guard roadblocks Thursday to find a scene of tangled power lines, downed utility poles, mud-caked homes and vehicles, and work crews furiously clearing debris and trying to restore power, water and sewer service. (AP Photo/Chris Schneider)

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Jenna Brink ducks under a piece of debris after cleaning out her flood-damaged trailer at the River Bend Mobile Home Park in Lyons, Colo., on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013. Hundreds of evacuees were allowed past National Guard roadblocks Thursday to find a scene of tangled power lines, downed utility poles, and mud-caked homes and vehicles.(AP Photo/Chris Schneider)

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Jenna Brink, left, takes a break while clearing belongings from her flood-damaged trailer with her mother, Christine Brink, at the River Bend Mobile Home Park in Lyons, Colo., on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013. Hundreds of evacuees were allowed past National Guard roadblocks Thursday to find a scene of tangled power lines, downed utility poles, and mud-caked homes and vehicles. (AP Photo/Chris Schneider)

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Risa Vandenbos jumps out the window of her flood-damaged trailer at the River Bend Mobile Home Park in Lyons, Colo., on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013. Vandenbos was gathering belongings that were salvageable from her trailer. Hundreds of evacuees were allowed past National Guard roadblocks Thursday to find a scene of tangled power lines, downed utility poles, and mud-caked homes and vehicles. (AP Photo/Chris Schneider)

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Dirk Huntington checks on a friend's flood-damaged trailer at the River Bend Mobile Home Park in Lyons, Colo., on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013. Hundreds of evacuees were allowed past National Guard roadblocks Thursday to find a scene of tangled power lines, downed utility poles, and mud-caked homes and vehicles. (AP Photo/Chris Schneider)

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A construction crew works on repairing Park St. in Lyons, Colo., on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013. Local governments are starting to clear debris and repair infrastructure after last week's flooding. (AP Photo/Chris Schneider)

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Cesar Parra, left, and Jose Rodriguez, right, work on repairing Park St. in Lyons, Colo., on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013. The recovery process has begun Local governments are starting to clear debris and repair infrastructure. (AP Photo/Chris Schneider)

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Members of the Red Cross walk through the flooded River Bend Mobile Home Park in Lyons, Colo., on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013. The recovery process has begun as people clean out flooded homes and businesses. (AP Photo/Chris Schneider)

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Shireen Malik, left, and Bruce Orr help salvage belongings out of the home of Kathleen McLellan in Salina, Colo., on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, in Boulder County. Residents displaced by last week's flooding in the Colorado returned Thursday to salvage what they could from their homes. (AP Photo/The Daily Camera, Jeremy Papasso) NO SALES

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Ron West cleans mud out of his shed in Lyons, Colo., on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013. His home was spared by floodwaters. The recovery process has begun all along the front range as people clean out flooded homes and businesses. Local governments are starting to clear debris and repair infrastructure.(AP Photo/Chris Schneider)

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Residents walk past an overturned car in Lyons, Colo., on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013. The recovery process has begun all along the front range as people clean out flooded homes and businesses. Local governments are starting to clear debris and repair infrastructure.(AP Photo/Chris Schneider)

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Ron West wipes his face as he cleans mud out of his shed in Lyons, Colo., on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013. His home was spared by floodwaters. The recovery process has begun all along the front range as people clean out flooded homes and businesses. Local governments are starting to clear debris and repair infrastructure.(AP Photo/Chris Schneider)

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A tractor is covered with debris in Lyons, Colo., on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013. The recovery process has begun all along the front range as people clean out flooded homes and businesses. Local governments are starting to clear debris and repair infrastructure.(AP Photo/Chris Schneider)

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This photo shows a road that was washed out by the flood in Lyons, Colo., on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013. The recovery process has begun all along the front range as people clean out flooded homes and businesses. Local governments are starting to clear debris and repair infrastructure.(AP Photo/Chris Schneider)

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Nicole Martinez, 13, washes mud off of a stuffed toy duck as she helps with cleanup at her home in Longmont, Colo., on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013. Hundreds of evacuees were allowed past National Guard roadblocks Thursday to find a scene of tangled power lines, downed utility poles, and mud-caked homes and vehicles. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)

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Lisa Dunlap cleans mud off of toys in Longmont, Colo., on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013. Hundreds of evacuees were allowed past National Guard roadblocks Thursday to find a scene of tangled power lines, downed utility poles, and mud-caked homes and vehicles. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)

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Volunteers Shawna English, left, and Sabrina Naftel laugh as they carry a wet piece of carpet to a trash pile in Longmont, Colo., on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013. The recovery process has begun all along the front range as people clean out flooded homes and businesses. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)

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Volunteers Shawna English, left, and Sabrina Naftel throw a piece of wet carpet onto a trash pile as they help clean up a home in Longmont, Colo., on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013. The recovery process has begun all along the front range as people clean out flooded homes and businesses. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)

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Liquid leaks from a tank south of Milliken, Colo., Thursday morning, Sept. 19, 2013, as flood waters are starting to recede from last weeks floods. Colorado's flooding shut down hundreds of natural gas and oil wells in the state's main petroleum-producing region and triggered at least two spills. (AP Photo/The Denver Post,Andy Cross ) MAGS OUT; TV OUT; INTERNET OUT; NO SALES; NEW YORK POST OUT; NEW YORK DAILY NEWS OUT

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A member of a search and rescue team looks beneath an overturned car in Lyons, Colo., on Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013. The recovery process has begun all along the front range as people clean out flooded homes and businesses. (AP Photo/Chris Schneider)

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