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January 18, 2023

California weather calms but damage extensive

  • Huge storms have caused power outages, flooding, levee breaks, washouts and landslides.
  • By JOHN ANTCZAK
    Associated Press

    LOS ANGELES — California's weather was calmer Tuesday after weeks of atmospheric rivers that slammed the state with damaging rains, wind and surf that flooded homes, highways and farm fields, collapsed hillsides and toppled countless trees.

    Tallying the damage will take time, but the number of homes and other structures that will be red-tagged as uninhabitable could be in the “low thousands,” said Brian Ferguson, spokesperson for the Governor's Office of Emergency Services.


     
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