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    Floodwaters in January 1997 inundated 250 square miles of California's Central Valley, damaging or destroying 23,800 homes and 1,900 businesses. Nine people died and 120,000 residents were evacuated.

Floodwaters in January 1997 inundated 250 square miles of California's Central Valley, damaging or destroying 23,800 homes and 1,900 businesses. Nine people died and 120,000 residents were evacuated. Jose Luis Villegas The Sacramento Bee
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