This weekend was very relaxing, but the entire time I kept think about all the folks who can't because of the flooding in Colorado. I don't think we realized how bad it was, but instead of getting all caught up with all the celebrity news, I thought that I'd focus on these poor folks who are trying to find a way to put their lives back together. Rescue crews in Colorado, are mounting what is called the largest civilian helicopter mission since Hurricane Katrina, waited for clear weather today in hopes of reaching hundreds of people trapped by catastrophic floods.
Authorities instructed the stranded to set flares, wave light-colored sheets from the roofs of houses and use mirrors to reflect the sunlight and attract the attention of the teams sent to save them. The floods have killed at least five people, wrecked more than 17,000 homes and left more than 1,200 people unaccounted for. Phone service, cell and landline, was out across much of the disaster zone, blocking authorities from knowing the full human toll.
“I’m hopeful that the vast majority of these people are safe and sound,” Gov. John Hickenlooper said on NBC’s TODAY. “But we do not have any illusions that there could well be more casualties. Read more
Mobile homes submerged in flood waters along the South Platte River near Greenley, Colo., Sept. 14.
This is just a couple of pictures. There is so much more devastation. Please, #PrayForColorado and understand you have alot to be grateful for today. Make the day count everyone. ~Rose
Today is a triple free Music Monday. You have a chance to win the new CD's from Billy Currington, Chris Young and Justin Moore before they hit stores tomorrow, courtesy Porterville Collision Center all day today.
Plus you'll have a chance to win lunch for two from Hoagies Hero's in Porterville with you Drive Thru Lunch today and we'll be taking your requests and dedications.
Then at 2:25pm we'll have your KJUG Classic Cut Of The Day where we celebrate Country Music's funniest songs.