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Default [NYTimes] California Today: Severe Flooding, But Does That MeanDrought Relief?


California Today: Severe Flooding, But Does That Mean Drought Relief?
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https://www.nytimes.com/2017/01/09/u...od-report.html

The rain is back, and it seems to be coming all at once.

A band of dense, airborne moisture from the tropics — known as an
atmospheric river — swirled into Northern California on Saturday and was
expected to linger through Monday.
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In just 48 hours, the system dropped up to four inches of rain across
much of the region, with as much as nine inches in the foothills and
mountains, where warmer air meant snow fell only at the highest elevations.

At least a dozen rivers were forecast to rise above flood stage by
midday Monday. (See videos posted online Sunday of raging waterways,
including the Cosumnes River, southeast of Sacramento; the Napa River
near St. Helena; and the south fork of the Yuba River in the Tahoe area.)

The authorities reported at least three deaths possibly linked to the
storm, all in the Bay Area: a woman struck by a falling tree while out
on a walk, a motorist involved in a crash on Interstate 880 in Fremont,
and a man whose taxicab was submerged in water near Oakland’s main airport.

Water and mud made many roads impassable, and thousands of people were
without electricity.

Reports suggested dozens of trees had been uprooted by ferocious winds.
Among them was a treasu the Pioneer Cabin Tree, also known as the
tunnel tree, a giant sequoia that drew visitors at Calaveras Big Trees
State Park.
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California Today
A morning update for readers interested in California, by Mike McPhate.

In a state withered by five years of drought, the drenching of recent
days and weeks has made it tempting to wonder if we’re at a turnaround.



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