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MANITOU SPRINGS - The Manitou Springs Fire Department confirms several people are missing following flash floods in the area. They are currently knocking on doors to try to account for everyone.

The first missing person is a woman last seen hanging in a tree near the creek. She was wearing black shirt and tan pants. She has blonde hair and is petite in size.

The second person is 24-year-old Juston Travis. He is described as a white, 5 feet 10 inches tall, 200 pounds with tattoos and balding hair.

The third is a man by the name of Steve who lives near Narrows Roads, neighbors say he has not been seen since the floods.
If you know the whereabouts of these people, please contact authorities at Manitou Springs.

The El Paso County Sheriff's Office confirms the body of an adult male was found in flash flooding debris along Highway 24 Friday.

The sheriff's office said the body was recovered under significant amounts of debris in the westbound lanes of Highway 24. It was not inside a vehicle.

The identity of the victim is not yet known as no form of identification was with the body.

Investigators from the Sheriff's Office were on scene throughout the recovery effort and the body has since been taken from the scene by the El Paso County Coroner's Office.

A mudslide has closed U.S. 24 between Cascade and Manitou Springs, and flash flooding in Manitou Springs stranded vehicles in high, fast-moving water. The highway was later partially reopened.

Manitou Springs police reported three people injured Friday night. El Paso County sheriff's officials had said one of the injured had a leg injury.

Residents are telling a Colorado Springs newspaper at least one home was swept away, and firefighters rescued one man from a creek.

Red Cross set up a shelter at the First Congregational Church located at 103 Pawnee Dr in Manitou Springs. At least 15 people were at the shelter Friday night.

Flooding also closed part of U.S. 50.

The National Weather Service says about 1.3 inches of rain has fallen in the area burned by the Waldo Canyon Fire last year. Areas burned by wildfires are particularly vulnerable to flash floods because the burned soils don't absorb as much water.

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