Record flooding in California

A state of emergency has been declared in areas of Northern California as the state braces for three more storms. ABC News' Kenneth Moton reports.
1:40 | 03/01/19

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The other big story this morning to historic flooding on the West Coast northern Californians bracing for three more storms with several towns already under water after a record rainfall. This morning a state of emergency wine country that mess everywhere the Russian river in northern California has turned towns into violence after more than twenty inches of rain pounded the area in just three days you ever seeing the water this high. Know there are some residents forced east Palo boards and grow boost risk keep their neighborhoods. And and you supplies house but. Once our water went out we felt it. This is what the town of Guerneville looked like before and now drenched in water my card. I didn't think that statue would get it over. An estimated 2000 homes are damage with the river cresting thirteen feet above flood stage ABC's world car isn't Sonoma County. There are two communities that are still islands completely surrounded by water. These floodwaters have started to go down but the bad news is there's more rain in the forecast heading into the weekend if. Floods also turning deadly the water swept away a father who drowned trying to reach his children trapped or barn surrounded by water. Rescuers eventually reached his kids by boat. First responders have rescued dozens of people trapped in cars among those saved a woman who ignored signs warning about impassable roads. She was saying to on to a tree and I don't believe looking moving waters with water do you drivel walked into her hero she just went around a barricade this road closed. The Russian river is finally receding but more rain is on the way for the region.

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