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Lafayette, Colorado - September 12, 2013

1. Mid of tossed cars and washed out road

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Lafayette, Colorado - September 12, 2013

2. SOUNDBITE (English) Sara Farris, North Metro Fire Rescue (Transcript Below)

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Lyons, Colorado - September 12, 2013

3. Wide of flooded road

4. Mid of flood waters raised to mailbox

5. Wide of firefighter near flooded road

6. Mid of debris in flooded road

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Lafayette, Colorado - September 12, 2013

7. Mid of flood waters

Boulder County, Colorado - September 12, 2013

8. SOUNDBITE (English) Sheriff Joe Pelle, Boulder County Sheriff's Office (Transcript Below)

Boulder County, Colorado - September 11, 2013

9. Mid of rescue vehicles near flooded road

10. Mid of cars driving through flooded street

VOICE-OVER SCRIPT:

FLASH FLOODING IN COLORADO TOSSES THREE VEHICLES LIKE TOYS ---

WITH WATER STRONG ENOUGH TO WASH AWAY THE ROAD --

LEAVING UNDERGROUND PIPES EXPOSED.

SOUNDBITE (English) Sara Farris/North Metro Fire Rescue

"there was a victim in each car, we were able to send rescue boats out and rescue the victims."

IT'S A SCENE SIMILAR TO MANY MORE ACROSS THE STATE --

AS HEAVY RAINS HAMMERED DOWN --

MAKING ROADS IMPASSABLE - -

FROM HIGH WATER, MUDSLIDES, AND ROCKSLIDES --

AND KEEPING SEARCH AND RESCUE TEAMS FROM REACHING STRANDED RESIDENTS AND MOTORISTS.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WARNED OF AN "EXTREMELY DANGEROUS AND LIFE-THREATENING SITUATION" THROUGHOUT THE REGION --

SOUNDBITE (English) Sheriff Joe Pelle, Boulder County Sheriff's Office:

"we're still in the very early stages of even trying to assess what we've had happen to us."

THE FLOODING HAS TURNED DEADLY --

OFFICIALS SAY ONE PERSON WAS KILLED WHEN A STRUCTURE COLLAPSED IN JAMESTOWN --

AND POLICE CONDUCTING FLOOD PATROLS IN COLORADO SPRINGS FOUND ANOTHER PERSON DEAD IN THE WATER.

SIGOUT - Bob McCall/Associated Press

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