Major West Coast Flooding Forcing Thousands to Evacuate

Multiple winter storms caused flash floods in Northern California, and snow caused the government to shut down Portland, Oregon, and declare a state of emergency.
1:41 | 01/12/17

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Let's turn that major flooding in the west forcing thousands to evacuate and can whitworth of in the middle of it hauling Guerneville California. Good morning came. My good morning here's only counting the Russian river rose well above flood levels 42 time this week. I think more than 650. Homes thousands were without power and business is taken a hit as well look behind me. That down then under sixteen of Warner. Some people feel lucky they meted out at all. This morning flash flooding pounding at northern California. Emergency crews working relentlessly performing more than fifty high water rescues we can't do. This day luge forcing residents to evacuate home after home in Hollister underwater. It was about two or three feet deep out there. Moving fast I hear my mom coming out from the door yelling girls girls but it's flooded outside. What does this woman kayaks in her living room after her home was overtaken by floodwaters. Sonoma County is submerged for a second time in a week. We met with 83 year old EB char plot who was rescued from her home in Guerneville. So while linked all warm and I. In Horry get residents digging out after more than a foot of snow shut down the city of Portland. The governor declaring a state of emergency crews clearing out trees that have collapsed under the weight of all the snow. And in Colorado this roof caving in on top of a popular hotel thankfully there were no reported injuries. And its region is known for producing great wine and now they have to rebuild after the biggest rain event in the state of California in more than a decade. Guys taking a thanks very much.

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