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There’s the storm surge from hurricanes, the runoff from snowmelt, the inundation of riverbanks.
With many rivers fueled by spring snowmelt and others powered by periodic upstream dam releases, the water can be cold.
Lanctot washed his face in the icy snowmelt, then filled his water bottle and drank deep.
The metals have settled into riverbeds, where they can get stirred up any rainstorm or heavy snowmelt, state officials have said.
Blaine, Camas, Elmore and Gooding counties experienced weeks of flooding there as mountain snowmelt inundated local rivers and streams.
Increasing Sierra snowmelt caused the Kings River to overflow near the Central Valley town of Kingsburg on Friday night, forcing mandatory evacuations.
And all the snowmelt going on is causing rivers to run high — as high as twice the normal for this time of year!
Rare snowmelt from the Granite Range, also north of the playa, added to the flooding.
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