Dunning, Carolyn and Gilbert "Gib"
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Carolyn and Gib Dunning own and reside in a home at 270 River Fork Road in Drake, Colorado; this residence was severely undermined by the Big Thompson's flooding in September 2013. The Dunnings survived the event, salvaged their vehicles, and rebuilt their home. Recalling their experiences, the retired couple lamented the lack of evacuation warnings, communication, and aid during the disaster. After several days of being trapped in the canyon, the two were airlifted to safety. The Dunnings were extremely grateful for the aid they received after the floods to establish a temporary residence and ...