Katie Byrne, left, her neighbor Elizabeth Dipert, center, and church volunteer Linda Pekarek, right, sift through thrown out rotting flood refuse looking for valuables, at Byrne's home in Longmont, ... more 
Katie Byrne, left, her neighbor Elizabeth Dipert, center, and church volunteer Linda Pekarek, right, sift through thrown out rotting flood refuse looking for valuables, at Byrne's home in Longmont, Colo., Wednesday Sept. 18, 2013. Statewide, only about 22,000 homeowners have flood insurance policies, FEMA spokesman Jerry DeFelice said. With 2.2 million housing units in Colorado, according to Census figures, that means about 1 percent of the state’s residences have flood coverage. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Brennan Linsley
Thu, Sep 19, 2013 10:03 AM EDT