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Atmospheric River Event on the West Coast; 4th Nor'easter on the East Coast

Very heavy rainfall event is developing in California, especially, Southern California over the next few days. Several inches of rain may lead to flash flooding, including mud and debris flows from burn scar areas. Several feet up to 5 feet is expected in the mountains. On the east coast, the 4th Nor'easter in 3 weeks will bring another round of heavy snow, gusty winds, and coastal flooding. Read More >

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