Latest Napa River Flood Project Stories

2005-12-31 15:13:33

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A wet winter storm pounded Northern California on Saturday, swelling rivers, setting off mudslides and prompting calls to evacuate parts of the Napa Valley wine region. With more rain on the way, authorities urged residents in low-lying areas of the Napa Valley area to leave their homes. Floods and mudslides also caused road closures on most major highways in Northern California. The heaviest rain hit the Napa Valley area just north of San Francisco, where...

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