A Major Winter Storm Hits the Western US

Snow and massive flooding leaves 15 states under winter weather advisories.
1:18 | 01/12/17

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Next tonight here fifteen states under winter weather advisories tonight from California to Michigan and in parts of the west at this hour more than six feet of snow. And massive flooding in parts of California state of emergency orient ABC's Kenny whitworth is in storms or. Tonight in the western rescuers out in force relentless storms turning neighborhoods into lakes in Hollister south ease of San Jose. Boats and fire trucks out before dawn. Bringing dozens of people to safety cows huddling on spots of dry land in Portland organ within a foot of snow paralyzing the city forcing drivers to abandon their cars are Neal Karlinsky is there. Portland hasn't seen anything like this in modern history schools and businesses shut down an entire downtown. Littered with fallen trees. Back in California northeast of Sacramento this road completely washed away. Sonoma County inundated for a second time this week we've pulled six people we met 83 year old Ed hr clock. So that my daughter when their men Mormon and I rescued from her current go home. More than 650. Homes affected by floodwaters after nearly two feet of rain fell in a week. David that's the biggest rain event and a state of California and more than a decade. David Justin credible their connecting.

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