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Storms Pummel Northern California, Increasing Flood Risk
The storms closed schools and snarled traffic, and they are likely to continue through the weekend.
Dean James carries his dog Thol to his pickup truck before pulling his trailer out of a park near the rising Russian River on March 11 in Forestville, Calif.
The lingering storms have funneled in copious amounts of moisture into the region, resulting in heavy rain that could contribute to flooding, mudslides and rockslides.