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US Just Sloshed Through the Wettest Winter on Record

WASHINGTON — Federal meteorologists say this winter was America’s wettest on record. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says that from December to February, what it calls winter, the Lower 48 states got 9.01 inches of rain and snow, which i...
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Big Rain Coming. Check Out Mendota Tornado.

Don't be fooled by today's dry weather. More rain is headed to the Valley floor Tuesday and snow will fall again in the high Sierra. Yes, it has been quite a wet winter. Seasonal Rain, Snow Totals !funct...
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More Rain, Snow, and Flooding Headed Our Way

First, the San Joaquin Valley floor will get wet Friday night, Saturday and possibly on Sunday. Then, it will get drenched Tuesday and Wednesday. And, up in the mountains, more snow is on the way. That...
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California River Receding After Flooding 2,000 Buildings

GUERNEVILLE — Floodwaters that turned two Northern California wine country communities into islands reachable only by boat began receding Thursday after a rain-engorged river finally peaked after swamping thousands of homes and businesses. No injuries were ...
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Florence Flooding Spreads as Storm Heads Northeast

WILMINGTON, N.C. — Emergency workers delivered truckloads of food and water to Wilmington, a city of 120,000 people cut off from the rest of North Carolina by Florence's still-rising floodwaters, as helicopters and boat pulled people from homes swamped by swol...