Airlifts and Truck Convoy Rescues in Colorado
A National Guard official says airlifts and truck convoys have ferried more than 1,750 stranded residents and their pets from floodwaters in Colorado. Lt. James goff said Saturday the rescue areas have mainly rescured people from Boulder and Larimer counties. He says airlifts were scheduled to resume today with Wyoming crews arriving to aid the effort. Helicopter crews planned to expand the search area east to Longmont, Fort Collins, Fort Morgan and Weld County. Boulder County Sheriff Joe Pelle says authorities are making progress in reaching areas previously inaccessible. Hundres of people in the flooded area are still unaccounted for.