National Guard

Jason Breeding talks with CBS4's Nina Sparano (credit: CBS)

Big Thompson Canyon Evacuees Describe Being Stuck After Flood

Amid the organized chaos of the disaster emergency center in Loveland on Monday were reunions, hugs and tears.

09/17/2013

Evacuees landing at Boulder Municipal Airport on Monday (credit: CBS)

Human Airlift Rescue The Largest Since Hurricane Katrina

The rescue effort from the flooding in Colorado has included the largest human airlift since Hurricane Katrina as more than 1,700 people have been rescued.

09/16/2013

Dave Thrush sent in this photo of Platte River flooding on Sept. 13.

More Rain Hampers Flooding Rescue Efforts

The search for people stranded from the Rocky Mountain foothills to the plains of northeastern Colorado grew more difficult Sunday, with a new wave of rain threatening to hamper airlifts from the flooded areas still out of reach.

09/15/2013

Boulder County Sheriff Joe Pelle (credit: CBS)

Rescuers Issue Stern Warning To Evacuees

As rescuers broke through to flood-ravaged Colorado towns, they issued a stern warning Saturday to anyone thinking of staying behind: Leave now or be prepared to endure weeks without electricity, running water and basic supplies.

09/14/2013

Lyons flooding (credit: CBS)

National Guard Resumes Lyons Flooding Convoys

National Guard troops have resumed truck convoys to ferry stranded Lyons residents through the floodwaters to shelter.

09/14/2013

Glenn Miller took this photo  in Longmont "between Francis and the Pratt St bridge along 1st ave. around 9am" on Sept. 13, 2013.

Red Cross In Oklahoma Sends Volunteers To Colorado

The American Red Cross of Central and Western Oklahoma is sending several volunteers to Colorado to help out with flooding relief efforts.

09/14/2013

Jamestown evacuees land at Boulder Municipal Airport (credit: CBS)

FEMA Arrives To Help Find Unaccounted For Jamestown Residents

Conditions were so bad in Jamestown the only way out for stranded residents was to be airlifted by military helicopters. The rescue involved almost 300 people.

09/14/2013

Mary Hemme (credit: CBS)

After National Guard-Assisted Rescue, Resident Lends Lyons Evacuee A Hand

When the National Guard went into Lyons to evacuate residents in the cut off Boulder County town, Mary Hemme was one of the first to leave.

09/14/2013

Lyons flooding (credit: CBS)

Thousands Of Stranded Lyons Residents Plucked From Floodwaters

By truck and helicopter, thousands of people stranded by floodwaters came down from the Colorado Rockies on Friday.

09/13/2013

National Guard operations in Boulder County on Sept. 12, 2013. (credit: Army National Guard Photo by Sgt. Joseph K. VonNida)

National Guard Airlifts Thousands From Flooded Lyons

Officials with the National Guard are working to evacuate residents from the city of Lyons, one of the towns hardest hit by flooding this week.

09/13/2013

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