Rescuers along the Gulf coast are using watercraft normally used to patrol beaches to reach stranded flood victims. Storms caused massive flooding for parts of the region, with some areas setting new records. Ed Lavandera has the latest.
Darian Shaw was trapped by rushing floodwater in Colorado. For her, there was only one way to safety, a newly established zip-line over the torrent. Not only did she make it to dry land, but so did her dogs. Darian Shaw discussed her ordeal with CNN's Kyung Lah.
Tonight, parts of 21 states are under flood watches or warning. The rising water turning deadly in Oklahoma, where a man was swept away while trying to save his daughter from a stranded vehicle. But it was a much different scene outside of Nashville. Flooding there trapped the Marlin family, including five week old Lauren. But fire fighters there arrived in time to carry the infant to safety, and rescue the rest of her family. Rebecca and Jeremiah Marlin spoke to Wolf about their ordeal.
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