California storms bring heavy rain, flooding, power outages : NPR

Flood waters inundate a home by the Salinas River near Chualar, Calif., on Saturday. A series of atmospheric river storms continue to cause widespread destruction across the state.

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Flood waters inundate a home by the Salinas River near Chualar, Calif., on Saturday. A series of atmospheric river storms continue to cause widespread destruction across the state.

David McNew/AFP via Getty Images

Rounds of heavy rain, wind and snow are battering California once again, prompting flood alerts and power outages in several regions.

The storms are expected to continue at least through the weekend, the National Weather Service said. President Joe Biden has declared the storms a major disaster and ordered federal aid to supplement local recovery efforts in affected areas.

On Sunday, areas across California were preparing for yet another storm to douse parts of the

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