218 people Unaccounted For in Colorado Floods
BOULDER, Colorado– As furious waters flow through flood-devastated northern Colorado, fears and tales of devastation grow.
At least four people have been killed and 218 are unaccounted for, officials say.
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The nightmare is far from over as the state awaits more rainfall Saturday, threatening to send swollen rivers gushing through streets choked with debris. The rain is expected to come down heavy Sunday.
It will not be as much as the 15 inches dumped in some spots this week, but it could cause more flooding in areas where water has already receded, forecasters warned.
Emergency management officials on Saturday were trying to reach those who are missing to ensure they are not in danger. The number of missing is expected to decrease as the effort moves forward.
CNN’s Ben Brumfield reported and wrote from Atlanta; Nick Valencia reported from Longmont, Colorado. George Howell reported from Boulder, Colorado; and Ana Cabrera reported from Lyons, Colorado. CNN’s AnneClaire Stapleton contributed to this report.