Massive Rescue/Recovery Underway As Devastating Floods Ravage Colorado – VIDEO

More than 1,000 residents are stranded in the wake of ferocious flooding and relentless rain that have killed at least five people and left 19,000 homes in Colorado either damaged or destroyed, according to officials.

A total of 1,253 people are also unaccounted for but officials cautioned the number is subject to change as widespread flood recovery efforts continue. The Colorado Office of Emergency management reports that five people, four in Boulder and one in El Paso County, are dead.

Read more at http://abcnews.go.com/US/19k-homes-damaged-destroyed-colorado-flooding-dead/story?id=20265537.