Deadly flash floods hit Colorado: "We saw a roof go floating by"

One person is dead and two are missing after a flash flood tore through northern Colorado on Tuesday night.
Social media videos and photos captured the wildness of the rushing water, which a witness said turned a local river into a torrent in seconds.
"The river was backfilled. There was mud, rocks, trees. It was awful. Four or five feet above normal," James Czarneck told CBS News' Omar Villafranca.
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As a result, at least five houses were destroyed in Larimer County, north of Denver. Some campers said they had little time to escape.
"There were logs, like trees, that just went down the river. It was definitely intense," said Tiffany Cox, who camped in the area.
Officials issued an emergency evacuation order after heavy rains hit northern Colorado. The area is prone to mudslides and debris flows due to recent forest fires.
"Lots of exposed rock, earth. A downpour like this was a recipe for exactly what we saw. When we saw a roof drift by, it was a pretty good sign that it was much worse than just water getting on us Zarneck said.
Officials will now assess the damage, and more rains are expected on Wednesday.
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