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Deadliest floods in U.S. history

POSTED: 09:21 AM PDT Jun 27, 2012    UPDATED: 08:29 AM PDT Sep 12, 2013 

Flooding in Colorado has left three people dead, prompted hundreds to be evacuated, caused building collapses and stranded cars. Take a look at these floods named the 10 deadliest in U.S. history.

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1. Johnstown Flood (1889) -- Several days of heavy rainfall caused the collapse of the South Fork Dam north of Johnstown, Penn., killing an estimated 2,200 people. The disaster was the first major relief effort handled by the fledgling American Red Cross.

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