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Death Valley route buried in floods closed for another week

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Death Valley route buried in floods closed for another week

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Since 1936, the only single day with more rain was April 15, 1988, when 1.47 inches (3.73 centimeters) fell, park officials said.

The record-breaking rains last Friday dumped 1.46 inches (3.71 centimeters) of rain at the Furnace Creek area.

The California Department of Transportation said about 30 miles (48 kilometers) of State Route 190 were partially or fully buried with debris and about 20 miles (32 kilometers) have been cleared.


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Category: Nation Politics

Topics: California state government California Department of Transportation Floods Accidents and disasters General news Climate and environment

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Published Date: 2022-08-08, 22:05:07

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