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There’s the storm surge from hurricanes, the runoff from snowmelt, the inundation of riverbanks.
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.
Most rockfalls occur during periods of heavy rain, snowmelt or cold temperatures.
Erosion from rain and snowmelt is now the risk there, with the great threat looming not so much from fire, but from the winter and spring to come, with little undergrowth to hold the soil in place.
Police began searching with K-9 units and spotted a man matching Johnson’s description struggling to swim across the river, which is still shockingly cold from snowmelt.
The project has separated 18 of the 19 locations where combined sewage and stormwater overflows were occurring during rainstorms and snowmelt.
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