1. National Guard troops were using trucks to evacuate the town of Lyons, north of Boulder, on Friday, and Colorado has received federal disaster assistance to help with recovery.
2. Thus far three people have died and one person is missing in what Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper categorized as “the largest storm that I can imagine in the state’s history.”
3. Weather.com meteorologist Jonathan Erdman shared incredible video of flooding blanketing the streets.
Amazing video…the Big Thompson Canyon in a #flood. http://t.co/JPk3tbAbQy
Over a dozen Colorado cities have now seen significant #flood damage in this event. Recap, perspective: http://t.co/VdpxNJX3AH #coflood
6. A dozen major roads in northeastern Colorado remained shut with significant damage from flooding, mudslides, rockfalls, and other debris.
People looking for family, friends should not go to Lyons evacuation site. Volunteers taking evacuee names. Call 303-776-2927 #boulderflood
- Hidden from public view, there's a parallel legal universe that empowers corporations to bend countries to their will, an investigation reveals.
- Mexican music legend Juan Gabriel has died at 66. The singer was known for his mariachi tunes and love ballads.
- The 2016 MTV VMAs are airing at 8 p.m. ET tonight. Here are all the nominees 📺🎵