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Storm drenches drought-stricken California

Posted: March 1, 2014 at 3:26 a.m.

A woman fights strong winds Friday in Los Angeles as a powerful Pacific storm spread rain and snow over much of drought-plagued California. The rain was not expected to do much to relieve the drought, but it did cause traffic snarls, power failures and the threat of mudslides.

California was lashed Friday by heavy rains that the parched state needs, but the soaking also caused traffic snarls, power failures and the threat of mudslides.

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