LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) — Colorado officials say the emergency response to the flood disaster is ending and the long and arduous task of recovery has begun.
Sheriff Joe Pelle said Wednesday that rescue workers are ending "high octane" search-and-rescue operations. Searchers are now going door-to-door and looking through debris piles and vehicles for victims and damage in the flood-scarred areas of the foothills.
Those crews include Federal Emergency Management Agency urban search-and-rescue teams with search dogs and medical supplies.
Lt. Col. Mitch Utterback of the Colorado National Guard says some of the helicopters flying rescue missions may be returned to Fort Carson.
As the airlifts taper off, so have the number of missing. State emergency officials say that number was just over 300 by Wednesday morning.
There have been six confirmed deaths.
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The forecast continues to show the possibility of stronger thunderstorms with this system. The Storm Prediction Center currently keeps the most significant severe risk well to our n’west. The current forecast reflects the chance of severe thunderstorms with damaging winds as the primary threat.
The Mobile Police Department said several shots were fired into an occupied home off Brooke Avenue the night of Thursday, December 19. Thankfully, no one was injured, but police don’t have a description of the suspect(s).
Pet Supplies Plus on Hillcrest Road in West Mobile is giving you a way to help furry friends this Christmas.
City officials say the bridge over Little Lagoon Pass, which has been in place since the 1950s according to city officials, is going to be replaced.
The City of Foley is making improvements to a new park outside of town.Officials hope Wolf Creek Nature Park will boost ecotourism in the area. There is already a kayak and canoe launch there and more construction is now underway.
The mayors from all the municipalities in Mobile County came together Friday morning, December 20 in the office of Mobile Mayor Sandy Stimpson.