The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

Tonight

Lo26° Clear

Sunday

Hi49° Sunny

Sunday Night

Lo29° Mostly Cloudy

Monday

Hi49° Mostly Sunny

Monday Night

Lo25° Mostly Clear

Tuesday

Hi42° Sunny

Tuesday Night

Lo20° Clear

Wednesday

Hi48° Sunny

Wednesday Night

Lo26° Mostly Clear

Thursday

Hi51° Mostly Sunny

‘It’s just sickening’: Residents return home to Colorado’s chaotic aftermath

Send to Kindle
Print This

LYONS, Colo. — Coloradans who ventured back into the flood-ravaged town of Lyons found scenes of stomach-turning destruction, with dozens of homes destroyed, family keepsakes missing, food spoiling and mud everywhere.

“It’s just sickening,” said Gloria Simpson, whose family salvaged some of her grandmother’s handmade quilts Thursday from her 81-year-old father’s home. They found some family photos, but others were nowhere to be found.

View my options or Sign in