Jacob Showers says he was one of the many that were rescued in Montana after historic floodwaters hit Yellowstone. (Jacob Showers) The dozens of people were transported to safety, but Showers said his brand-new Tesla had to be left behind.SATELLITE IMAGES SHOW DRAMATIC CHANGES TO MONTANA LANDSCAPE AFTER UNPRECEDENTED FLOODINGJacob Showers says he was rescued and had to leave his brand-new car behind when historic floodwaters washed away roads in Yellowstone. (Jacob Showers) New roads will have to be built before Showers and the others can go and retrieve the items left behind."They're saying that it will be a year or two before a road is built to where I was.
And that's a really long time," Showers said. "I just got the car. And so, yeah, it's a bummer."Aerial video shared o June 13, 2022, by Yellowstone National Park shows floodwaters overtaking Yellowstone’s North Entrance Road through the Gardner Canyon.Yellowstone National Park is indefinitely closed after major flooding washed away roads and isolated communities in southern Montana.National Park Service rangers closed off all entrances to the park Monday due to "heavy flooding, rockslides (and) extremely hazardous conditions."YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, WYOMING - JUNE 13: In this handout photo provided by the National Park Service, employee housing floats down Yellowstone River after falling in during heavy flooding on June 13, 2022 in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. ( SCOPE OF CATASTROPHIC DAMAGE ALONG YELLOWSTONE RIVER EMERGES AS HISTORIC FLOODWATERS RECEDEOfficials consider the damage to the northern part of the park to be significant and large sections of Yellowstone could be closed until well after the busy tourism season.Montana Gov.