Colorado Flash Flood Claims 17-Year-Old Victim

Rose Hammes drowned after severe rainstorms turned a creek into a raging river.
1:26 | 08/13/13

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Another direct hit for Colorado Springs. Love and support people in the area already devastated by flash flooding and mudslides continues to get pounded by heavy storms. This woman who was swept away by the rushing water managed to survive but seventeen year old rose hammonds did not. She too got caught in the downpour -- taking shelter under a bridge. John Collins was also killed taking this highway home that turned into a raging river. My friend Charlie. Told -- stay home instead of going and the complying. And the damage is widespread with fifteen states under flood watches and warnings stretching from Colorado to the northeast. We -- in a country where extreme weather -- is not the exception it's the role. -- -- extreme drought. This year extreme flooding. Strong thunderstorms hit parts of the northeast and mid Atlantic -- to four inches of rain fell in a matter of hours. Producing flash floods downing trees and damaging homes in Philadelphia and New Jersey. But there is relief on the way forecasters say eastern Colorado will soon start drying out with warmer dryer days in store for the midwest and East Coast. Brandy -- ABC news Los Angeles.

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