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Rain Forecasted For Flooded Parts of Colorado
COLORADO (CBS NEWS) - Four people have died in the flooding happening in Colorado and authorities say there are still dozens of people missing.
More rain is forecast Sunday for parts of Colorado trying to recover from historic flooding.
For many in northern Colorado, the only way out of their flooded communities is on a helicopter.
The National Guard says it has rescued more than 1,200 people, reuniting them with worried families members.
A helicopter airlifted dozens of 5th graders to safety after the floodwaters surrounded their camp in the mountains near Jamestown.
The historic flooding washed out roads complicating rescues.
In Lyons, convoys of trucks drove families to safety.
The national guard says rescue efforts will continue into the night.
Hail and rain continues to fall throughout Colorado. Authorities say several more inches forecast for Sunday could add to problems in areas still underwater.
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